On Criticising Private Businesses and the State

On Criticising Private Businesses and the State By Stefan Kløvning A common mischaracterization of the libertarian position is that it is either indifferent to or supportive of all kinds of unethical activities conducted by businesses and individuals in the private sphere. Although this appears to be more of an attempt to stigmatize libertarianism than to carefully assess it, it’s true that its proponents exert far more of their energy to protest State activity than anything going on in the private sphere. I’ve elaborated in detail in previous articles why I…

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Why is Liberty the Noblest of All Values?

Why is Liberty the Noblest of All Values? Op-Ed by Stefan Kløvning Why are Libertarians so obsessed with liberty? Many foreign to the philosophical basis for Libertarianism may wonder what exactly makes them think of liberty as so special and unique in comparison to all the other standards one can use as the fundamental basis for one’s ethics, such as fairness, justice or equality. Why should liberty be held before that, no matter whether the consequences may be that some of these others are impaired (depending on how you define the…

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Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director

Twitter Suspends Libertarian Accounts, Including Ron Paul Institute Director By Tyler Durden (ZHE) — One day after what appeared to be a coordinated attack by media giants Facebook, Apple, Spotify and Google on Alex Jones, whose various social media accounts were banned or suspended in a matter of hours, the crackdown against alternative media figures continued as several Libertarian figures, including the Ron Paul Institute director, found their Twitter accounts suspended. Two more casualties of the Twitter purge of antiwar voices: @ScottHortonShow, the new editorial director of https://t.co/QNAmINHNCX, and @DanielLMcAdams, director of…

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Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning

Trump Pardons Hammond Ranchers, As Libertarian Party Calls For Ross Ulbricht Pardoning By Aaron Kesel U.S. President Trump has issued a pardon to the father and son ranchers from Oregon whose imprisonment for setting fires on federal land sparked a takeover of a wildlife refuge lasting 40 days. Trump signed an injunction granting clemency to 76-year-old Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven Hammond, 49, according to a White House press release. The two men were both convicted of arson on federal land in 2012 for fires that burned in 2001…

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WATCH: The Machinery of Voluntaryism with Dan Johnson

WATCH: The Machinery of Voluntaryism with Dan Johnson By Vin Armani In the first hour Vin discusses key stories and insights related to freedom and cryptocurrency. In the second hour we welcome back Dan Johnson to the show to discuss voluntary solutions to government services. He set out to answer the age-old question “Without government, who’ll build the roads?!?!” Dan Johnson is the Executive Director of the We Do Better. Prior to joining We Do Better, Dan was the founder of People Against the NDAA (PANDA), which he grew into…

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