Politics/Economics

“All Or Nothing” Libertarians Are Obstacles To A Free Society

Why and How? If you’re an anarcho-capitalist, you’re obviously opposed to the state and want to see it abolished. But it’s important to understand why you’re opposed to the state as well. Some idealistic anarcho-capitalists have proposed an alliance with anarcho-communists, mutualists, syndicalists, and other types of “anarchists” because we supposedly share a common enemy… Continue reading “All Or Nothing” Libertarians Are Obstacles To A Free Society

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

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”

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Make Libertarians Conservative Again

Many in the libertarian world believe that “conservatives and liberals are both equally terrible” and that “one cannot be both libertarian and conservative/liberal.”  What is meant by these catch phrases is that any self-described liberal or conservative ought to be routinely rejected by virtue of his willingness to use such “mainstream” labels.  The problem with… Continue reading Make Libertarians Conservative Again