Politics

January 19, 2018

Can South Korea’s New Leader Bring Change to the Peninsula?

Moon Jae-in enters the South Korean presidency amid a tough economy and a political scandal of the highest degree in his country. However, the main focus of his campaign was relations with […]
January 16, 2018

Socio-Economic Consequences of Brexit

The following post was written by Lucas Guimarães, a senior coordinator of Students for Liberty in Brazil. Lucas is also a specialist in International Relations from the Federal University of Brasilia and holds […]
January 12, 2018

Moon Jae-in’s Battle to Denuclearize North Korea

While Washington D.C. and Pyongyang are busy powering up for a standoff over nuclear tests and ballistic missiles, South Korea has shifted the playing field considerably for all sides by electing President Moon […]
December 12, 2017

The Unprofessionalism of Trump and the Glorification of Obama

I’m gonna say it: I love that Donald Trump is unprofessional. I love the fact that he causes a stir on Twitter. I love the ridiculous way he acts and communicates. His […]
November 23, 2017

What Libertarians Have to be Thankful For

As libertarians, it’s easy to constantly feel upset about the state of the world today. Right wing populism is on the rise and more young people seem to prefer socialism. It is […]
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 […]