Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Libertarianism

Preparedness versus “Price-Gouging”: Don’t Hold Out for a Hero

As the US Gulf Coast continues to reel under the impact of Hurricane Harvey, the word “hero” finds itself in much, and appropriate, use. From government first responders to Louisiana’s “Cajun Navy” to just...

Why White Supremacists and Antifa Need Each Other

The celebrated left-wing intellectual Noam Chomsky recently told The Washington Examiner that the Antifa is "a major gift to the Right, including the militant right". By Antifa, Chomsky was referring to the loose collection of...

TGIF: Tribalism and Economic Nationalism – Cut from the Same Cloth

I have no idea what goes on in Donald Trump's head, but I can imagine a connection between his refusal to renounce the support of alt-right white identitarians and his rejection of globalism --...

The Libertarianism Antithesis: War

Until the longest war in U.S. history ends, substantive liberty will not return to American soil. Nothing is more important to freedom than to oppose the militarization of society because the two social models...

Beware the Lure of Social Engineering

My latest post at the American Institute for Economic Research is "Beware the Lure of Social Engineering."

TGIF: What the Left Should Like about Public Choice

Although the public choice school of political economy has been demonized in a new work of putatively progressive fiction masquerading as intellectual history, good-faith leftists (if they don't already regard themselves as libertarians) may be...

The World’s Leading Hypocrites – The BBC

Last week the BBC revealed the salary rates for employees earning over £150k per year. The furore has been immense with three distinct themes being clear. There is an enormous pay gap between the...

5 Reasons to Consider Rolling a Joint After Surgery!

It sounds crazy, I know. But regardless of your personal bent on the topic, marijuana use for medicinal purposes is now legal in 29 states plus the District of Columbia! That's a lot of...

TGIF: On Property and Aggression

Some critics on the left enjoy faulting libertarians for believing that property is a bulwark against aggression. To the libertarian argument that violations of property -- including trespasses on land -- constitute aggression, these...

Another Court Blow to Freedom

My latest article for the American Institute for Economic Research is "Another Court Blow to Freedom."
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