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.
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.
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
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
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.
This is satire. Rene Boucher is a hero and patriot whose only crime was standing up to tyranny. That should be the take away from the altercation between himself and his neighbor, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the latter of whom suffered
Hans-Hermann Hoppe’s speech on libertarianism and the alternative right was highly anticipated. Because Hoppe is so misunderstood and an acquired taste, I wanted to dumb it down for the common man to understand. The following is a breakdown of each
It is said that property rights are the cornerstone of liberty and freedom. While I share this view to a great extent, I see a grave problem. If the majority of the Earth's land is homesteaded, when does property become a