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

Politics/Economics

What Libertarianism Is

Originally Published at Mises.org Property, Rights, and Liberty Libertarians tend to agree on a wide array of policies and principles. Nonetheless, it is not easy to find consensus on what libertarianism's defining characteristic is, or on what distinguishes it from other political theories and systems. Various formulations abound. It is said that libertarianism is about… Continue reading What Libertarianism Is

Politics/Economics

Preferring Some Policies/Candidates Over Others Is Not Statist

Are ordinal preferences statist? One might think so from talking with some libertarians. All statism is bad, and all state actions are bad, they say. Which means that to be “principled,” a libertarian must oppose all statism equally, and preferring one form of statism to another is an “unprincipled” compromise with evil. I have already… Continue reading Preferring Some Policies/Candidates Over Others Is Not Statist

Politics/Economics

Public Education, The Student Loan Bubble, and the Market Solution

For a more thorough examination of the free market solution to the public education system, see the "Education" chapter in A Spontaneous Order The Internet is most likely the greatest invention to date. Not only does it connect individuals all over the world, provide people with real-time news updates, expand market capability, and increase entertainment… Continue reading Public Education, The Student Loan Bubble, and the Market Solution