Tag Archives: Libertarianism

An Introduction to Left-Libertarianism

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I advocate individual liberty, but am also clearly left-leaning in much of what I choose to write on.  Recently, I stumbled upon a whole body of literature from a … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to be a Libertarian?

I feel that libertarians provide a very interesting alternative to mainstream American politics, and one that’s existed for quite some time.  It seems that in many ways, though, the policies they advocate are unrealistic or are reliant on slightly problematic … Continue reading

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What Does Legal Immigration Look Like?

The issue of immigration is once again heating up.  We’ll soon be hearing about how immigrants should “do things the right way” and “get in line.”  And while I completely agree that immigrants should indeed get in line and follow … Continue reading

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On Robert Nozick and Liberty (Lecture)

I’d be very interested to hear your thoughts in the comments.  Is Robert Nozick’s reasonably applied to a society as complex as our own?  Nozick is certainly entering into the conversation from a “first cause” or “from nature” sort of … Continue reading

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On the Banning of Soda

I had the recent displeasure of reading THIS article on Huffpost, detailing the action of Councilman Mitch Englander, who “discovered that his daughter was unable to buy anything but sugar-packed sodas in a city park vending machine, [and]… introduced a motion to … Continue reading

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Where Do You Stand Politically?

I’ve had my fair share of political discussions.  I’ve talked about what socialism really is.  I’m talked about how the way the term “communism” is commonly defined in the United States really refers to a type of fascism or authoritarianism. … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Economy, with Robert Reich

I’ve read countless explanations of why the economy is struggling to come back around and what we can do to help it along.  Regardless of your philosophical proclivities and political predispositions, there are nice cold numbers to ponder over.  Former … Continue reading

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