- “Introduction to Libertarianism,” by David Boaz
This Bernie Sanders ad featuring Eric Garner’s daughter Erica is a powerful libertarian argument for Sanders.
George Washington incarnated liberal and republican ideas in his own person, and he gave them effect through the Revolution, the Constitution, his successful presidency, and his departure from office.
Donald Trump has risen to the top of the GOP presidential field by appealing to resentments our two political tribes have stoked. Even Brooks is even doing it, right there in his column.
The reason governments cannot simply take money from some people according to how able they are, and give it to others according to how needy they are, is because people who were aware of that plan would not be foolish enough to accurately reveal their abilities and needs.
Novelist Lionel Shriver asks why there aren’t candidates to appeal to socially progressive economic conservatives like her.
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By T. X. Hammes. Policy Analysis No. 786. January 27, 2016.
By Jeffrey Miron. White Paper . January 26, 2016.
By Otto Brøns-Petersen. Economic Development Bulletin No. 24. December 31, 2015.
By Joerg Baten, Nicola Bianchi, and Petra Moser. Research Briefs in Economic Policy No. 37. October 28, 2015.
Two long wars, chronic deficits, the financial crisis, the costly drug war, the growth of executive power under Presidents Bush and Obama, and the revelations about NSA abuses, have given rise to a growing libertarian movement in our country – with a greater focus on individual liberty and less government power. David Boaz’s newly released The Libertarian Mind is a comprehensive guide to the history, philosophy, and growth of the libertarian movement, with incisive analyses of today’s most pressing issues and policies. The Libertarian Mind is the ultimate resource for the current, burgeoning libertarian movement.
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