As Free Staters and Occupy NH clash, the Occupy segment has taken an ironic stance to purge libertarians from their group. By declaring Occupy NH a corporation, they are trying to prevent gun owners from participating.
States are more vulnerable than people think. They can collapse in an instant—when consent is withdrawn. This is the thesis of this thrilling book. Murray Rothbard writes a classic introduction to one of the great political essays in the history of i
Featured in the latest edition of the Freedom's Phoenix e-zine, this essay combines the perspectives and methods of two liberty activists, Rebekah Johansen and Meghan Kellison. If you aren't subscribed to the zine yet, please consider, but also enjoy
Let's face it, those of us who have the patience and interest to obsess and nitpick over every imaginable aspect of a voluntary society, or discuss Austrian economics for hours on end, are not "normal."
Sanjiv's article on the Ron Paul Revolution from a European perspective has just hit the shelves in Europe but is not available here in the United States. Ernest interviews Sanjiv for over an hour and a half about a world wide R3VOLution.
Government keeps growing -- and freedom keeps shrinking -- because we fail to make the moral case for free enterprise. "We are not in an economic battle for the future of America. We are in a moral battle."
After I began work as a professor, in 1968, I gravitated quickly from my collegiate New Leftism toward classical liberalism. As I learned more about Austrian economics, political economy, public choice, and history, I became increasingly libertarian
The Cato Institute's co-founder and president, Edward Crane, has been forced out by the libertarian organization’s board of directors, according to inside sources. John A. Allison, former chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, will take over.
Incendiary terms to describe the president paint a portrait of a superhero or super-villain depending on your political affiliation. However, they stand in that way of a logical critique of his policies and actions, and the truth of who he really is.
The initiation of force (or threats thereof or fraud) should be the only real crime in society. Currently, those in the organization known as government charge and sentence people for many "crimes" that have no victims or complaining party
That Tea Party extremist nut Rand Paul is at it again. First, he was the only U.S. Senator to openly speak out against renewal of the PATRIOT Act. Then he promised should it become necessary, he’d wage a filibuster to block SOPA. He raised holy hell
People naturally tend to think and believe what people around them think and believe. And when people spend so much time in front of the television, the people they are "around" are the fictional characters in the movies and TV shows they watch.
Liberty calls for sacrifices to be made individually, each of us is guaranteed to work hard if we desire to maintain personal liberty. However, as can be seen in various locations in New Mexico, at least the people are being supported by the local la
Some say they've always held particularly individualist values and have always just thought it was all common sense. But many others have radically changed their viewpoint, sometimes even from radical socialism or conservatism.
Cries from the left have declared that the GOP is waging a "War on Women." Alternately, the GOP claims the same of the other side. Are women's rights under attack? Can free contraception coverage provided by the state be considered part of women's ri
Although I sympathize with political Libertarians, I do not count myself among them. On the other hand, I do not believe there is or can exist a centralized plan for freedom. I have come to believe there are two groups of people; those who coerce oth
Property rights are a tool that would best serve the interest of a tribe’s specific environmental concerns rather than depending on a government agency (Environmental Protection Agency) to allow “acceptable” amounts pollution and damage to property
I was interviewed on the Angel Clark show. It was excellent! It was a live show broadcast on the Liberty Radio Network, Ron Paul Radio, and the RadioFreedom.us feeds, and is available in the show archive and via iTunes. I invite you to listen.