Jesse Velay-Vitow

September 12, 2017

Libertines and Liberty

We as libertarians have a reputation for being free spirits, indulgent, questioning of morals and societal values, and shirking the norm. We have a reputation of liking sex, drugs and rock and […]
June 29, 2017

You DO Belong in the Liberty Movement

Tell me if any of this sounds familiar. You show up at the conference, you’re feeling pretty excited. You’re looking forward to a weekend of great conversations, interesting opportunities, and fun times. […]
March 14, 2017

What are the Economic Laws of Scientific Research?

Dr. Terrence Kealey’s The Economic Laws of Scientific Research is pretty much the only comprehensive argument against the public funding of science that can be found anywhere. This isn’t too much of a […]
March 9, 2017

The Argument to Privatize Science Funding

In the great game of basketball a curious phenomenon happens. After scoring a point, the entire team runs back to their own side of the court. This is not prescribed by the […]
January 27, 2017

Maxime Bernier: Libertarian In Conservative Clothing?

In the vast, frigid land of Canada, we, too, have a political system. It may not be quite as entertaining as the american political machine, but it is worth examining. Canada has three major […]
January 7, 2017

A Libertarian Solution to Climate Change

People from all sides of the political spectrum are concerned about climate change and rightly so. There is an overwhelming abundance of evidence that the climate is changing in ways that will […]
October 13, 2016

Duterte’s Drug War is a Lesson in the Failures of Democracy

Libertarianism presents many philosophical answers to how the rights of the minority can be protected: natural rights, a strong constitution, a society rooted in contract law, the list goes on. The scary, frustrating […]