Latest Articles

Military Honor, the Virtue and the Curse

Military Honor, the Virtue and the Curse

Honor is a powerful idea. Those who live by it take it seriously. It is not will, courage, or even valor, though it does demand such things. It is the code that exists within, demanding one to do what is right, regardless of risk or reward. Honor for is paramount to...

Our Books

5 Libooks072420lg
Why the NRA Should Seek Refuge Outside New York

Why the NRA Should Seek Refuge Outside New York

The state of New York has wasted no time reminding Americans about its pathological disregard for personal freedom. Its COVID-19 lockdown policies were among the most heavy-handed responses implemented by a state government in the country. Controversies surrounding...

News Roundup

News Roundup 10/29/20

US News The Raytheon CEO says it is ridiculous that Joe Biden would cut defense spending. [Link] YouTube refused to allow an antiwar vets group to promote its video on the platform. [Link] China The US labeled a Chinese group as a foreign mission and withdrew from an...

Blog

Why We Need a Fully Free Marketplace of Ideas

No true seeker of truth can oppose the fully free marketplace of ideas. For details of the hardheaded practical case, you can do no better than to consult chapter 2 of John Stuart Mill's On Liberty. If you can't spare the time to read this short chapter and book,...

Techno-Agorist: Local Politics Is Still Politics

My name is Ryan and I am an agorist. Today we are talking about the different yet equally-destructive levels of government There is a pervading idea among many people that somehow local government is less bad, less corrupt, or easier to control than higher levels of...

YouTube Censoring Veterans’ Antiwar Video

WEST CHESTER, PA. — Silicon Valley’s selective censorship of news stories isn’t limited to just the U.S. presidential election, a right of center veterans group said Monday. YouTube and Google platforms are violating the free speech rights of an Afghanistan and Iraq...

The Scott Horton Show

10/23/20 Daniel Davis: Trump vs. Biden on Foreign Policy

Daniel Davis is back, this time for a discussion of Trump and Biden's foreign policy positions in light of last night's presidential debate. Overall Davis thinks it's good that Trump hasn't started any new wars—unlike all of his recent predecessors—but is disappointed...

10/16/20 Daniel Ellsberg on the Prosecution of Julian Assange

The great Daniel Ellsberg shares his thoughts on Julian Assange's extradition hearing, comparing the situation to his own trial in the 1970s. Ellsberg, of course, was acquitted—in part because it was proven that the government spied on confidential conversations with...

Free Man Beyond the Wall

Conflicts of Interest

US Drops Bombs On, and For, the Taliban

On Conflicts of Interest #26, Kyle and Will go over a recent report stating that the US military has flown airstrikes in support of the Taliban – its supposed mortal enemy in Afghanistan – on a limited basis at least since last year. According to US military...

Don't Tread on Anyone

Is Capitalism Sustainable? Mike Munger and Keith Knight

https://youtu.be/Php4b9AepRA “The member of a contractual society is free because he serves others only in serving himself. What restrains him is only the inevitable natural phenomenon of scarcity.” Ludwig von Mises Human Action, p. 280; p. 283   ...“markets...

Against Social Media Censorship – The Libertarian View

https://youtu.be/BOgXZTuuzrg     ... the intervention by the federal government was designed, not to curb big business monopoly for the sake of the public weal, but to create monopolies that big business (as well as trade associations of smaller business)...

The Problem and Solution: Hans-Hermann Hoppe

https://youtu.be/8ogXgyC_1bI ... I define anarchist society as one where there is no legal possibility for coercive aggression against the person or property of any individual. Anarchists oppose the State because it has its very being in such aggression, namely, the...

Year Zero

Who Really Won The First Presidential Debate?

Tommy gives a short synopsis of how he saw the debate before diving into how agorists may leverage the modern political climate to their advantage. https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/strangerencounterspodcast/th_real_winner_of_the_first_presidential_debate.mp3

Support via Amazon Smile

Get your official Libertarian Institute Merchandise!

Order Today!

Book Foolssm

Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan

by Scott Horton

Book Foolssm

The Great Ron Paul

by Scott Horton

Book Foolssm

No Quarter: The Ravings of William Norman Grigg

by Will Grigg

Book Foolssm

What Social Animals Owe to Each Other

by Sheldon Richman

Book Foolssm

Coming to Palestine

by Sheldon Richman

Pin It on Pinterest