"Frankly, the film left me stunned with its unintentional libertarian messaging on the terrors of a corrupt government, human nature and individuals defending themselves," writes Luke Henderson about the newly released 'The First Purge'. Spoilers ahead.
"Many libertarians, for whatever reason, have reached the consensus that privatizing the border would provide a natural remedy to an existing immigration problem. In reality, if the border were the dam restraining a sea of immigrants, privatizing it will bust
"The bakery is the property of the cake baker, which means the baker can decide how it should function. If the baker decides to refuse service to a lesbian couple, he has every right to do so. He has not
"What we're left with is an argument for common sense that lacks any sort of sense; a plea to protect their rights which don’t consist of any rights; all wrapped up in a 'revolution' that fortifies the establishment’s authority," writes
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.
I would like to think that our often maligned, but still boisterous, hybrid of libertarian Catholics have managed to make one huge step towards legitimacy in pro-liberty circles. Unfortunately we have also taken a huge step backwards in our efforts
The concept of a universal basic income (UBI) is highly controversial. It is a system whereby, in place of all the various social programs, a guaranteed basic income is granted to every citizen. There are various methods of how this
If I were to pick one issue that causes the most infighting amongst libertarians, it would almost certainly be immigration. Some within the liberty movement see controlling borders as a rightful function of government, while others see it as a restriction
There’s a lot of tax talk going on right now. Inevitably, every time tax decreases are discussed, at the same time, a chorus of voices shouts out, “But how are we going to pay for that?” It’s an interesting question.