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Martin van Staden is the Editor in Chief of Being Libertarian and RationalStandard.com. He has a law degree from the University of Pretoria. His articles represent his own views and beliefs, and not that of any of the organizations he is involved with.


HavenHouse is a hospitality house in St. Louis dedicated to providing "the comfort of home and community of support to patients and their families traveling more than 25 miles to receive care". Being Libertarian contributor Justin Glassman and his wife recently


This week started with absolutely tragic news for the team of Being Libertarian. The newest addition to our writing team, Luke Garrison, sadly passed away on Sunday, 27 August 2017, only days before his wedding day, and only a week after he


On 13 August 2017, the wife of Zimbabwean tyrant Robert Mugabe, Grace Mugabe, assaulted Gabriella Engels, a South African model, on South African soil, in an upmarket hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. After the expected confusion in the wake of the event,


I thought I might do something different for my column today. A weekly roundup of the articles published by Being Libertarian's contributors and columnists since my last column last Friday felt like a good idea! Without further ado: https://beinglibertarian.com/welcome-back-1950-america-lowdown-liberty/ By Thomas J.


Pragmatism, as the word is commonly used today, is meaningless. Everyone and their cat is a 'pragmatist.' It is more often than not a simple and fallacious appeal to the status quo, with the invoker of 'pragmatism' essentially saying they


Getting into writing can be quite daunting for people, but it is easier than ever before to be a writer. The internet has placed virtually all the information of consequence known to anyone at our fingertips. So it is vitally


With our second anniversary coming up later this year, the Board and senior management of Being Libertarian would like to extend a 'thank you' to all our loyal followers who have helped make our once-humble platform a true hub for

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