Scott Horton Articles

Coming Apart at the Seams

It doesn’t have to be this way America is burning. Quite literally. The most destructive riots in America in a very long time have hit more than two dozen cities, as opportunistic thieves and arsonists hijack massive peaceful protests and acts of peaceful civil...

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America, We Have To End the Wars Now

The Coronavirus Crisis Makes It Clear Can anyone think what our society might have spent six and a half trillion dollars on instead of 20 years of war in the Middle East for nothing? How about the trillion dollars per year we keep spending on the military on top of...

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Iraq War IV?

The U.S.A. has been bombing Iraq for 29 years. And it looks like it’s not over yet: Iraq War I: January—February 1991 (aka The Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm, liberation of Kuwait) Iraq War I 1/2: February 1991—March 2003 (The rest of Bush I, Bill Clinton years,...

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The IRS or The Libertarian Institute?

Friends, We should be so lucky to somehow know that the government has only wasted all the money they've stolen from us over the years, rather than doing something horrible to someone with it. America's completely insane and criminal income taxation system has one...

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It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

This is all wrong. The entire war on terrorism, and every bit of the suffering, spending and lost liberty that has come with it, has been an unnecessary evil. At the time of the September 11, 2001 attack which got this new era of war started, the enemy in Afghanistan...

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Looking Ahead to New Institute Published Books

Building on the great success of Fool's Errand, No Quarter, The Great Ron Paul and Coming to Palestine, the Libertarian Institute will be publishing at least three new books in the new year: I am hard at work on my new book Enough Already: Time to End the War on...

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The Rule of Law or CIA Coup?

It's pretty obvious. Americans should support the impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump, but not for Ukrainegate. In fact, they should oppose his impeachment on Ukrainegate grounds completely. Trump’s real offense is waging an un-authorized,...

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To End the Wars, Attack the Right From the Right

Sadly, the antiwar and anti-national security state inclinations of American liberals and progressives have weakened since the days of President George W. Bush. Partisan incentives during Barack Obama’s presidency combined with the FBI-CIA-Democratic Party-media plot...

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Coming to Palestine by Sheldon Richman

The Libertarian Institute is proud to announce the publication of our latest book, Coming to Palestine, by our heroic executive editor, Sheldon Richman. In this incredible volume of essays, collected over 30 years, Sheldon Richman exposes the true history of Israeli...

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Fighting the Last War

Reprinted from Antiwar.com. America is still fighting the last war. I admit to having a bit of the same problem. I’m now working on a new book to follow-up my previous one about the war in Afghanistan. The tentative title is Enough Already: Time to End the War on...

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Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.

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