Most people consider consent to be a straight forward concept. Parties voluntarily agreeing beforehand to the actions taking place between them sounds simple enough, right? Unfortunately, life – and more specifically, the state – has a way of overcomplicating situations.

Last night Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address, punctuated with painfully elongated applause, heart-warming stories of triumph, and gut-wrenching stories of tragedy. After much speculation we’ve finally arrived a year later to address the question -

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.

On January 20th, the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration, over a million women marched against misogyny. At the forefront of their concerns were sexual assault, the lack of political engagement, and Trump’s divisive policies. This seemed noble, as I desire precisely zero

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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