When Government Silences Speech

You do realize, do you not, that governments are comprised of human beings, and that human beings—far more often than not—will...

Character, Liberty, and Economics

The following article by Lawrence W. Reed was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) on July 1, 2008....

Today’s Civil Strife Is Rooted in Economic Frustration and Fallacy

The following article is by Dan Sanchez, and was originally published by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) April 26, 2017....

Escalating Violence is Only Natural in a Statist Society

You see what's happening, don't you? The escalating violence, from all sides, all around us? Well, you shouldn't be surprised, because that's...

Men Who Would Be Gods

Jesus Christ was charged with, and executed for—not blasphemy, as is commonly believed—but sedition. He publicly questioned the authority of the Roman...

An Uber-Style App For Health Care?

Smart phones have not only changed how we communicate, they're changing how we do things. They're changing our culture, our economy. In light of...

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Simplified: The End of Gatekeepers, Corrupt Hierarchies, & Government-Controlled Currencies &...

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws." ~ Attributed to Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1790, before the establishment...

Independent Thoughts On Independence Day

During the July 4th holiday each year, when posting something relevant about Independence Day on social media, I usually harken back...

Economy Happens

As a professionally trained pilot (helicopter), I can attest that in order to become a qualified pilot, one must first become knowledgeable...

What Kind of Cruel Government Makes it Illegal for People to Buy Pain Medication?

I've often asked, "What kind of cruel government would make it illegal for people to buy pain medication?" This question is usually...

Just Another Victimless Crime

I fail to understand why all the surprise and/or outrage over people being arrested and thrown in jail simply for offensive,...

My Recent Experience with the Monopolized Sick-Care Cartel That is the US Healthcare System

For the sake of privacy, I'm not gonna name names or convey details; besides, that's not what this post is about. Rather,...

We’ve Become Accustomed To Paying Taxes

We've become accustomed to paying taxes. Take income taxes: It's often said that if people were allowed to keep their entire paycheck, and at...

Speechless in 2017

The following article is by Bretigne Shaffer. Bretigne writes for LewRockwell.com among others, and blogs at www.bretigne.com. Check out her books Memoirs of a Gaijin, and Why Mommy...

Chicago Shootings, Deaths – Or, Understanding Human Nature & Economic Incentives

Though the following article by Walter E. Block focuses on the problems plaguing Chicago, the facts and philosophy he applies is applicable to any and all...

Harassing Others for Their Choices is Anti-Libertarian

I recently unliked and removed from my Facebook newsfeed a liberty-related page for making rude and derogatory statements concerning gay people—which, in my opinion,...

Free Market Regulation vs. Government Regulation

I recently shared a pro-free-market education, anti-government school meme on Facebook (please disregard the Trump reference, it was the fact that the list...

The Philosophical Divide over the NAP

The following article was authored by my friend in liberty Robert F. Eschauzier, and is published here with his permission. Visit Robert's website: The...

The Democracy Bubble

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published over at LewRockwell.com on November 17, 2016, and is licensed for reprint and redistribution...

The Fundamental Flaw In Non-Anarchistic Libertarian Thought

The fundamental flaw in non-anarchistic libertarian thought—that is, that government is necessary, if for nothing other than protection of its citizens (defense from attack...