Commentary

Whom Do They Serve?

We received this message to our Facebook page in mid-May 2015: We hid the identity of the original poster but this was a response to this post written by Chris Pippin and thought it was worth a repost here on our blog: From a former soldier of the American 4th...
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Anarchy

The Ethics of Voting – Part 2

Written by George H. Smith. Continued from The Ethics of Voting – Part 1 3. Institutional Analysis I have argued that institutional analysis is essential not only to the voluntaryist critique of electoral voting, but to anarchist theory generally. Anarchism combines the non-aggression principle with an institutional view of...
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Anarchy

The Ethics of Voting – Part 1

Written by George H. Smith. 1.Introduction A detailed libertarian critique of electoral voting is long overdue. Political libertarians (i.e., those who support the effort to elect libertarians to political office) are usually silent on the moral implications of electoral voting. When challenged, they typically dismiss moral objections out of...
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Classic Works

The Delusion of Limited Government

Written by Butler Schaffer. This mantra continued to be invoked throughout the evening, as the speakers lamented the parallel diminution in liberty and expansion of state power: increased economic regulation, governments siphoning off some 45% of the wealth produced each year, and decreasing parental control over government schools (references...
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Commentary

Respectfully Disagree Without Compromise

Extracted from the pre-released book Finding Freedom in an Age of Confusion by John G. Vibes. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has noticed that the freedom movement is quickly becoming just as polarized and divided as the mainstream political circles that are presented in the media. While it is absolutely...
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Classic Works

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

This Classic Work was written by Henry David Thoreau. I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least”; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe — “That government...
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