History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Going Nuclear (Family) Against The State

The nuclear family, defined as a monogamous pair bonded couple raising their mutual offspring, is the first and last defense of private property and, by extension, civilization itself.  Unfortunately, Cultural Marxism is progressively eroding these fundamental pillars of civilization, making it the greatest threat to our way of life and standard of living. The Neolithic Revolution,… Continue reading Going Nuclear (Family) Against The State

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”

Politics/Economics

Argumentation Ethics: The Ultimate Proof For Libertarianism

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8UE3QAV8JM [Originally published at The Libertarian Alliance Blog, 9 Oct. 2016. Version below edited to include links and notes.]1 I At repeated requests from many sides – and given my already advanced stage in life – I have deemed it appropriate to take this opportunity to speak a bit about myself. Not about my private life,… Continue reading Argumentation Ethics: The Ultimate Proof For Libertarianism

Politics/Economics

Kinsella Destroys Mutualism

In my contribution What Libertarianism Is in the Hoppe Festschrift, Property, Freedom and Society, I included a very long footnote (23) critiquing the mutualist “occupancy” view of property rights and, specifically, Kevin Carson’s contention that this is compatible with libertarianism. An edited excerpt from the article on this issue is provided below. Why is appropriation the relevant link… Continue reading Kinsella Destroys Mutualism

Politics/Economics

The Cancer of Left-Libertarian Economics

Originally published as "Kevin Carson and the Freed Market: Is His Left-Libertarian Vision Plausible?” by Tate Fegley in Libertarian Papers 8 (2): 273-292. ONLINE AT: libertarianpapers.org In recent years, the “free market anticapitalist” brand of left-libertarianism has received growing attention. Compared to other schools of libertarian thought, free market anticapitalists place greater emphasis on the… Continue reading The Cancer of Left-Libertarian Economics