History/Culture, Politics/Economics

How Smurfs Communist Propaganda Is In Fact A Capitalist Wet Dream

There is a decades-old theory that the classic "Smurfs" was, in fact, a bit of communist propaganda. While I will not, for the most part, get into the theory's specifics here, I can recommend this 2011 Washington Times article as a launching point. The evidence certainly seems damning; the entire cartoon is rife with Marxist… Continue reading How Smurfs Communist Propaganda Is In Fact A Capitalist Wet Dream

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Democracy, Like Socialism, Doesn’t Work

For a more in depth and praxeological critique of Democracy, see Hoppe's "Democracy: The God That Failed" The left loves democracy, except of course when things fail to go their way.  Their juvenile failure to accept recent democratic results does not simply end with all others drowning in their tears: idle talk of impeachment has… Continue reading Democracy, Like Socialism, Doesn’t Work

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Natural Aristocracies Are Best Suited To Govern A Libertarian Society

The following is a summary of some highlights found in Hoppe's "From Aristorcracy, To Monarchy, To Democracy" found on Reddit This is a short text in the first place, but it explains Hoppe's conception of the natural elite or natural aristocracy perhaps better than Hoppe's longer works (which also depend on the concept). In a… Continue reading Natural Aristocracies Are Best Suited To Govern A Libertarian Society

Politics/Economics

Privatize Everything: Defining Private, Common, and Public Property

https://youtu.be/nNTDqAunbCc This article was first published as "Of Private, Common, and Public Property and the Rationale for Total Privatization” Libertarian Papers 3, 1 (2011). I have three goals. First, I want to clarify the nature and function of private property. Second, I want to clarify the distinction between "common" goods and property and "public" goods… Continue reading Privatize Everything: Defining Private, Common, and Public Property

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

There Is Nothing Unlibertarian About White Nationalism

Please Consider Purchasing A Copy Of White, Right, and Libertarian Nationalism and Libertarianism There has recently been much debate and discussion within the libertarian world regarding "white nationalism," likely due to the increased influence of the alt-right in libertarian circles. Many libertarians instinctively (and erroneously) associate any kind of "nationalism" with the nation-state, and in particular… Continue reading There Is Nothing Unlibertarian About White Nationalism