Political Theory

Displaying 1 - 10 of 3453

No, Voting Doesn't Mean You "Support the System"

StrategyPolitical Theory

Blog11/05/2018

Voting "no" on a tax increase doesn't mean you really consented to it. And Lysander Spooner argued there's not anything wrong with voting "defensively."

Read More

Get Rid of Campaign Finance Laws — Decentralize to Make Campaigns Cheaper

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory

Blog11/01/2018

It costs more to run a campaign in a large jurisdiction than a small one. Making districts and states smaller would reduce the role of money in politics.

Read More

A Growing Libertarian Revolution in Brazil

Global EconomyStrategyPolitical Theory

Blog10/31/2018

The ideas of Mises, Rothbard, and Hoppe have sparked an intellectual revolution in Brazil, and the country's left fears it. 

Read More

A Libertarian Critique of Birthright Citizenship

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemPolitical Theory

Blog10/30/2018

It is important to change our political culture, which treats "democracy," or the "right" to vote, as the supreme political good.

Read More

Yes, PC is Real. Yes, it is Illiberal

Big GovernmentPolitical Theory

Blog10/16/2018

 If you believe The Atlantic, rejection of PC culture is hardly limited to the Right.

Read More

Ludwig von Mises: Remembering a Fountainhead of Modern Libertarianism

Political Theory

Blog09/29/2018

To commemorate Mises’s birthday, consider some of his valuable insights into property rights, freedom, civilization and government.

Read More

The Economists versus The Special Interests

Protectionism and Free TradePolitical TheoryValue and Exchange

Blog09/17/2018

In spite of claims they will benefit society overall, interventionist policies designed to benefit certain interest groups ultimately only help certain groups at the expense of everyone else.

Read More

Is the Cause of Freedom Still Making Progress?

World HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog08/27/2018

Gerard Casey paints a promising but realistic picture of what individualists of all stripes are up against.

Read More

Neil Peart's Bleeding Heart

Media and CulturePolitical Theory

Blog08/01/2018

Far and Wide leaves us wondering if Peart applies the same demands for empirical proof to bleeding heart government policies.

Read More

The War on Curiosity

EducationPolitical Theory

Blog07/13/2018

People engaging in motivated ignorance “neither know — nor want to know — what the opposition has to say.”

Read More
Shield icon library