Category Archives: free market

Converting Leftists Into Libertarians: An Exercise in Futility

Justin Moldow at Liberty Hangout laments the libertarian movement’s continuing delusion that leftists make natural liberty lovers (bold emphasis added). Even though these leftists just voted for the biggest warmongering neocon in the race, they are convinced that leftists will … Continue reading

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Why This Libertarian Believes We Will Never Abolish the State

I’m discussing this in my upcoming ebook (God knows when I’ll finish it) but a recent spat within the “liberty movement” compelled me to bring it up here first. When a person begins their journey as a libertarian and internalizing the … Continue reading

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The Wiglaf Question

The ancient Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf concludes with the young thegn (thane) Wiglaf as the last of the titular hero’s surviving relatives. Mourning Beowulf’s death by a dragon, Wiglaf envisions a dark future for their people. He knows that news of … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Why Socialism Doesn’t Work

Mises Institute Fellow Jonathan Newman writes about Ludwig Von Mises’ devastating critique of socialism for its lack of pricing (bold emphasis added): With private ownership of the means of production, entrepreneurs hire laborers and purchase capital and natural resources based … Continue reading

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All In the (Libertarian) Family

Reason Magazine has a book review of Hayek’s Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions, by Steven Horwitz, I have not read the book but wanted to give some commentary on quotes found within the review itself, … Continue reading

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Socialism Doesn’t Work Even When You Call It “Democratic”

Matt Wilson has a great post on “democratic socialism” and how it’s no different than just plain ol’ socialism. You know, kind of like how “fascism” is no different than “democratic fascism.” He really nailed it in this part when … Continue reading

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The “Libertarian” Scopes Trial

There are some who seem to be confused about what the Non-Aggression Principle really says. Or they’re just being dense. Either way, the name of libertarianism and anarcho-capitalism is being dragged through the mud and put on trial in a court … Continue reading

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