Sunday, February 19, 2017

Libertarianism

The Absurd Consequences of a “Right to Privacy”

British MP David Davis’s text messages poking fun at the appearance of a female colleague make him the latest whipping boy for those determined to root out sexism and misogyny in public life, the Daily Mail...

Sanctuary! Sanctuary!

During Barack Obama's first term, invocations of the Tenth Amendment and the reserved powers of the states by Tea Party activists provoked some left-leaning commentators to accuse them of “sedition.” With Donald Trump now...

Understanding the Ron Paul Moment, Ten Years On

“Most people, in fact, will not take the trouble in finding out the truth, but are much more inclined to accept the first story they hear.” ― Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War “They hate...

What If Food Distribution Worked Like Public Education?

An Analogy One of the most important things to consider when buying a house is the quality of the grocery district. As the name implies, the grocery district determines which public grocery store you and your...

Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record High

It all goes back to the Civil War. The number of Americans renouncing their citizenship rose to a new record of 5,411 last year, up 26 percent from 2015, according to the latest government data. Why? It all goes...

Libertarian Islam

A commonly used epithet to describe Islam is ‘The Religion of Peace,’ but this is inaccurate and confusing. The phrase became more commonly used after 9/11 by politicians. The Quran never describes the faith in...

The Man Who Scared the World With 3D Printed Guns Isn’t Going Anywhere

'The New Radical,' a documentary about 28-year-old Cody Wilson, premiered at Sundance, but not without contention. We spoke to Wilson and filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough to find out why. For the past three years, documentarian...

The Right to Hope for Jury Nullification

Jae Lee came to the United States legally as a child but never became a citizen. In 2009, he pled guilty to a drug crime after his lawyer assured him that he could not...

Hey Antifa: Free Speech is Not Negotiable

On February 1, a gang of violent thugs managed to shut down a speech scheduled to take place at the University of California at Berkeley, metaphorically making the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement...

US Immigration and Education Need Reform

Many are still unclear how immigration would work in a free society, where ‘property rights’ is not just an ambiguous expression, but a compatible social framework.  If all land was privatized, including the roads,...