Politics

November 15, 2017

Why We Should Care About Political Authority

Over at Liberal Currents, Paul Crider has a thoughtful piece arguing that market-anarchism, which I take to mean either forms of anarcho-capitalism or forms of left market anarchism, is fundamentally a threat […]
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 […]
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 20, 2017

Elections: A Libertarian Perspective on the Electoral System of the US

Through the years,  there has been little to no discussion about how elections in this country are run. Most Americans have no idea what the Electoral College is or what its functions […]
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 […]
August 3, 2017

In Ukraine, The President is The Law

Ukrainians are two years away from parliamentary and presidential elections. Realising what is at stake, President Petro Poroshenko, whose party holds the parliamentary majority, has started removing his political opponents. On the 26th […]
July 18, 2017

Should Catalonia be allowed to secede?

The situation in Catalonia is very tense. In September 2015, pro-independence parties gathered only 47.8% of the vote but managed to achieve a majority in the regional parliament. Based on this result […]
July 13, 2017

Is Global Freedom of Expression Dangerous?

The Internet helped bring to light all the nasty, disagreeable, twisted, and downright insane ways of thinking humans are capable of. Every nation’s legal system has its own toleration levels, of course, […]
July 3, 2017

By Fining Tech Companies, EU Bureaucrats are Working Against Us

David Friedman, following the steps of his dad Milton, wrote two chapters exclusively dedicated to monopoly in his “The machinery of freedom” of 1973. In those chapters he classifies monopolies according to […]