About The Author

Thomas J. Eckert is a Copy Editor for Being Libertarian. With a passion for politics, he studies economics and history and writes in his spare time on political and economic current events. He is a self-described voluntarist.

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We’ve all had that experience where someone around us repeats a word endlessly, until a point where it loses its meaning in our heads altogether. Oftentimes referred to as semantic satiation, insults can likewise lose meaning when repeated ad nauseam.

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Being a libertarian in this day and age is tough. With politics at possibly the most tense point in a generation (especially in the US), it’s safe to say emotions are running high. Unfortunately for libertarians, this leaves us with

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Last month, I wrote an article about consent in which I not only illustrated the importance consent plays in civil society, but also the inner workings of where it derives its value. Consent is often an underutilized and – judging

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This week, the Supreme Court heard the first arguments regarding Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, and as you can imagine, people immediately took to social media in order to voice their opinion on the matter. And if

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Last year on the campaign trails, one of the many things President Trump and other Republicans assured us was that a vote for them meant a vote for “real tax reform.” And at first glance, Republicans appear as though they’ve

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Since its inception, the United States has been known around the world for its successful execution and robust defense of free-market capitalism. And for that reason, it seems that no matter how America’s economic system changes over time, it is

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It’s already been one year since what could be the tensest presidential election in modern American history, and still, more people than ever are upset with the results of our political system today. Polls show approval ratings at historic lows,

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