History/Culture, Politics/Economics

That Guy T: Liberty Is About Private Property, Not Anti-Authority

It’s a common tendency within libertarian/anarchist circles to perpetuate the myth that anti-authoritarianism is a nonpartisan position. The term “anti-authoritarian” has garnered sudden popularity in response to the constant attacks waged by cultural Marxists against free expression, free association, and the Americanesque ideal of an unimpeded pursuit of happiness. The rising numbers of those finding… Continue reading That Guy T: Liberty Is About Private Property, Not Anti-Authority

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Libertarianism Is NOT Opposed To All Forms Of “Collectivism”

Is Libertarianism Individualistic? One of the most common criticisms of libertarianism from conservatives and progressives alike goes something like this: "Libertarians want a world where everyone is reduced to an atomized, 'free-thinking' individual competing ruthlessly with other individuals in the marketplace in Social Darwinistic fashion, with no institutional loyalties or connections to anything beyond themselves.… Continue reading Libertarianism Is NOT Opposed To All Forms Of “Collectivism”

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Degeneracy Is A Product Of Big Government, Not The Free Market

Many on the alt-right are swift to condemn goods and services offered by certain companies as degenerate, blaming the entire capitalist economic order for their emergence. Entrepreneurs only seek to turn profits, if degenerate goods and services sell and turn a profit, it’s a symptom of a wider social problem, rather than a bug in… Continue reading Degeneracy Is A Product Of Big Government, Not The Free Market

Politics/Economics

Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek

Let me begin with a quote from an article that my old friend Ralph Raico wrote some 15 years ago: Ludwig von Mises and F. A. Hayek are widely considered the most eminent classical liberal thinkers of this century. They are also the two best known Austrian economists. They were great scholars and great men.… Continue reading Hoppe On Why Mises > Hayek

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Hoppe Destroys Left-“Libertarianism”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO68Kvb9fD4 “Libertarianism is logically consistent with almost any attitude toward culture, society, religion, or moral principle. In strict logic, libertarian political doctrine can be severed from all other considerations; logically one can be – and indeed most libertarians in fact are: hedonists, libertines, immoralists, militant enemies of religion in general and Christianity in particular –… Continue reading Hoppe Destroys Left-“Libertarianism”