John Knetemann

December 1, 2017

What Does a Libertarian Want? A Bold and Cosmopolitan Future

A libertarian wants change, prosperity, and greatness. Today, there is a lot of confusion about what us libertarians actually want. Do we want a return to the good ol’ days? Do we […]
October 31, 2017

The White House of Horrors: A Halloween Tale

[Play while reading] It is a wretched place. Washington D.C. This time of year the changing winds are really starting to creep onto its residents. Furthermore, students of Georgetown are throwing massive […]
October 23, 2017

The Case for Agnosticism About Politics

Religion and politics, for many reasons, have been tied together, whether formally or informally. It is most likely because they are both so much like each other in the abstract. Both are […]
October 3, 2017

Being a Leader and a Servant: A Brief Case Study of the Military

Being a libertarian student activist most likely means being a leader in some kind of way. You could lead a chapter organization on campus, or be an advocate for ideas on campus, […]
September 21, 2017

Libertarianism Can Only Be Centrist, Not Left or Right

  Everybody loves the left-right paradigm. It is peddled in our faces all day by different people. On social media, I read comments complaining about leftists and right wingers. A lot of […]
September 15, 2017

Radicalism and Moderation: Friends or Foes?

  Students For Liberty is a big tent organization. We have classical liberals of many kinds within our ranks, whether conservative libertarians, anarchists, minarchists, objectivists, left-libertarians, or moderate libertarians. For me, I […]
September 12, 2017

What Ray Kroc and Alexander Hamilton Can Teach Libertarians

There are two pop culture items I would like to point you to: The Founder and Hamilton. Both have a significant lesson in them. If you are unfamiliar with these pieces, The […]
September 5, 2017

Introducing the Group Network – Grants, Activism Kits, and More!

At Students For Liberty, we are proud of supporting a global network of student leaders who fight for human individuality and freedom. Our leaders do incredible things that make our campuses and […]
April 7, 2017

I’m Already Against the Next War: Syria

Though it seems like the United States is in constant military conflict, many have taken a step back from anti-war activism for the past couple years. We need your help now. With […]
February 24, 2017

More Milton Friedman, Less Milo Yiannopoulos: a Call for Real Liberty

If you are connected with libertarian or conservative circles on social media, chances are you have seen a lot of posts on the controversial alt-right leader, Milo Yiannopoulos. While Milo has frequently […]