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IPFS News Link • Philosophy: Libertarianism

Milei And Wilders Elected: Is The Libertarian Moment Finally Here?

• by Roger Simon

At least one well-known conservative talk show host called them "losertarians" since they didn't always toe the line and vote Republican.

Nevertheless, many of us are still convinced Henry David Thoreau, sounding very libertarian, was correct when he wrote in his 1849 book "Civil Disobedience" that "the best government is that which governs least."

Thomas Jefferson and John Locke earlier had said much the same and now, after a couple of hundred years, that libertarian view seems to be growing globally.