police accountability

Episode 440: Why Police Reform Won’t Work w/ Former LEO Pat Watson

Pat Watson

63 Minutes Some Strong Language Pat Watson is former military/law enforcement and is the host of the Uncensored Tactical Podcast. Pete asked Pat to come on to talk about ways to reform modern policing but it quickly turned into an exposition of governmental bureaucracy detailing vast chaos in its "organization" and proving that it cannot be fixed but must be jettisoned. UncensoredTactical.com Uncensored Tactical Podcast Episode 268: From Fighting 'Somali Pirates' to Voluntaryism w/ 'Pat' Watson *Bonus* - Matt from 'Statist Quo' and Pat from 'Uncensored Tactical' Talk Handling Corona...

Episode 432: Discussing Possible Police ‘Reform’ w/ Sheldon Richman

42 Minutes Safe for Work Sheldon Richman is the executive editor at LibertarianInstitute.org and author of the book Coming to Palestine. Sheldon joins Pete to discuss lack of police accountability and the recent protesting, rioting and looting. They look into their "crystal balls" and discuss if any real change that would satisfy a libertarian can come from these latest incidents. Sheldon at LibertarianInstitute.org Coming to Palestine Link to Richard Grove's Autonomy Course Donate at the Libertarian Institute Pete's Patreon Pete's Books on Amazon Pete's Books Available for Crypto Pete on...

*Bonus* Agorism And The Monopoly On Violence

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60 Minutes PG-13 Pete appeared on the Jen the Libertarian podcast to discuss agorism and his production company's first documentary, "The Monopoly On Violence." Jen the Libertarian Podcast The Monopoly On Violence Link to Richard Grove's Autonomy Course Donate at the Libertarian Institute Pete's Patreon Pete's Books on Amazon Pete's Books Available for Crypto Pete on Facebook Pete on...

Episode 420: The NYPD Hid While He Was Attacked By A Spree Killer

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61 Minutes PG-13 Joe Lozito was on a NYC train on a Saturday morning in 2012 when he was violently attacked by a knife-wielding spree killer. He survived, but when all of the information came out it became obvious that the attack could've been avoided. Joe tells Pete his story. The New York Subway Hero: My Battle with Evil...and a Spree-Killer!! Joe on Twitter The Coliseum Chronicles Link to Richard Grove's Autonomy Course Donate at the Libertarian Institute Pete's Patreon Pete's Books on Amazon Pete's Books Available for Crypto Pete on Facebook Pete on...

How Members Of ‘Gun Culture’ View The Ahmaud Arbery Killing

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There has been another controversial shooting of an unarmed man. The Ahmaud Arbery case is currently being litigated on social media by the usual suspects who plan on using this to further their “pet” agenda. Whether it be the “law and order” crowd who have their statistics at the ready to copy and paste, or the “race-baiters” who make their living off incidents like this, they are both champing at the bit to make their point.  At this point, many libertarian/voluntaryists/anarchists may be confused as how to interpret the incident. Some may have already sided with Arbery, and some may be...

‘I Was Just Following Orders’

“I was just following orders” is the mantra of everyone who has found themselves on the wrong side of history - who is called into account for their actions as an order taker. How is it possible that everyone from corrupt mayors, to murderous tyrants have been able to get so many people to obey them and march in lockstep? When you take into account there are people who are willing to defend them, it’s easy to understand how these organs of the State are allowed to get away with everything from ticketing people for non-violent crimes, to the worst atrocities one could ever imagine. When...

Episode 363: How The Monopoly On Violence Handles A ‘Libertarian Cop’

41 Minutes PG-13 Pete invited John Baeza to come on the show. John recently wrote an article for LewRockwell.com entitled, "How I Survived 3 Years as a Libertarian Cop." John details his successes in applying libertarian principles to monopolistic policing and talks about what ultimately led to his separation. He also talks about police reforms he'd like to see now that could drastically reduce violence and harm to all parties involved. John Baeza was was involved in hundreds of criminal investigations in his 20 year law enforcement career. Det. Baeza began his career as a New York State...

Eliminating the Horror of Modern Policing

If people properly understood the role of police in the American system, they would probably trust anyone standing next to them in the grocery store to have their best interests at heart more than a “law enforcement” officer. There’s an important reason for this. According to a Cato study, if you are an American, you are 8X more likely to be killed by a police officer than a terrorist. According to a Reason article, by Dec 9th 2014, police had killed 1,000 people that year. A search couldn’t find stats on unarmed people that police have killed outside of African American groups who keep...

Episode 349: The War on Police Accountability Accounts w/ Jason Bassler

47 Minutes Some Strong Language Pete invited the founder of "Police the Police," and co-founder of "The Free Thought Project," Jason Bassler to the show. Both site's Twitter and Facebook accounts were taken down on the same day. Jason talks about this attack on police accountability and other subjects pertaining to the subject. Police the Police 3.0 on Facebook The Free Thought Project Free Thought Project 4.0 Facebook Page Donate at the Libertarian Institute Pete's Link to Sign Up for the LP Lions of Liberty Podcast Link to Richard Grove's Autonomy Course Pete's Patreon Pete's Books on...

Episode 341: A Danish Cop Refuses to Enforce Drug Laws – Becomes an ANCAP

50 Minutes PG-13 Pete invited former Danish police officer, Lars Anderson< to come on the show. Lars made headlines in his home city of Copenhagen when he refused to enforce drug laws leading to his departure from the department. Lars talks about his background and answers questions from what his activism entails to his thoughts on immigration in his home land and how to solve the problems it brings. Lars' YouTube Channel Pete's Link to Sign Up for the LP Lions of Liberty Podcast Link to Richard Grove's Autonomy Course Pete's Patreon Pete's Books on Amazon Pete's Books Available for...

News

News Roundup 8/18/2022

US News Air Force Special Operations Command’s CV-22 Osprey aircraft fleet has been grounded over unknown issues with the clutch. Defense News China A top US military commander said Tuesday that the US must “contest” China’s missile launches over Taiwan that were...

News Roundup 8/17/2022

US News The Department of Education will forgive student loans for ITT Technical Institute students from January 1, 2005 until it closed in 2016. Over 200,000 former attendees of the school will have $3.9 billion forgiven. Market Watch The Army transferred control of...

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Attention Fellow Philosophers: The Protestant Libertarian Podcast

On a recent episode of The Protestant Libertarian Podcast, Alex Bernardo and Laurie Calhoun discuss the MIC, its cultish features, the war on terror, Ukraine, war propaganda, and what to do about all of it. This relatively new podcast also has episodes on Ludwig...

RIP Michael Badnarik

I am told this morning that Michael Badnarik died in his sleep of heart failure last night. Michael was a great believer in and defender of freedom and the United States of America and its Constitution. He represented the Libertarian Party as presidential candidate...

KPFA Saturday Evening News–How Violence Breeds Violence

Short contribution of Laurie Calhoun to the KPFA Saturday Evening News on August 6, 2022, with David Rosenberg about drone assassination and the logic of “violence breeds violence”. This three-minute exchange spans 5:10-8:15. Many other foreign policy topics are also...

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Conflicts of Interest

COI #312: UN Peacekeepers Commit Rampant Sexual Crimes in DR Congo

On COI #312, Kyle Anzalone discusses the Congo, Russia and China. Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon Subscribe...

COI #311: The White House Will Continue to Push Beijing

On COI #311, Kyle Anzalone discusses Russia, China and Africa.   Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash Qp6gznu4xm97cj7j9vqepqxcfuctq2exvvqu7aamz6 Patreon...

COI #310: Was the Al-Qaeda Leader Killed in Afghanistan?

On COI #310, Kyle Anzalone and Connor Freeman discuss Iran, Israel and Afghanistan.   Odysee Rumble  Donate LBRY Credits bTTEiLoteVdMbLS7YqDVSZyjEY1eMgW7CP Donate Bitcoin 36PP4kT28jjUZcL44dXDonFwrVVDHntsrk Donate Bitcoin Cash...

Don't Tread on Anyone

10 Debunked Conspiracy Theories Democrats Still Believe!

https://youtu.be/DG99R2dB8eg The problem with political decisions isn’t that most of us don’t get our own way. It’s also that these decisions are usually imposed on us against our will, by threats of violence...Democracy, as we practice it, is unjust. We expose...

The Utilitarian Case for Voluntaryism

https://youtu.be/mO0Wi-elguk If I try to take something from you, you will resist, imposing costs on both of us in the form of property damage and bodily harm, in addition to the cost of security you may incur to prevent future acts of coercion. It’s not just that...

The State is the Health of War

https://youtu.be/WnvtYw_QKQE Critics often dismiss private law by alleging that disputes between enforcement agencies would lead to combat — even though this happens between governments all the time! In truth, the incentives for peaceful resolution of disputes would...

Liberty Weekly Podcast

Josh Rogin, Propagandist Ep. 228

https://youtu.be/KOfe5385Pjw In this episode, I profile one of this era's most influential neoconservative voices, Josh Rogin. Rogin is a twice weekly columnist at the CIA Washington Post, where he advocates for US interventionism in every possible foreign...

Pelosi’s Pickled Provocation Ep. 227

https://youtu.be/6t0w03HduRI In the last two weeks, I spent a great deal of time covering Nancy Pelosi's reckless diplomatic visit to Taiwan. As a part of my coverage, I made a panel appearance on Around the Empire with JoAnne Leon and was glad to be a guest on It's...

Lies, Damned Lies, & War Propaganda ft. Prof CJ Ep. 226

  https://youtu.be/Qp4xpGlxsx8 In this week's episode, I invited Prof. CJ of the Dangerous History Podcast on to talk about Part I of his current podcast series. In Part I, Prof. CJ explores the "massive British propaganda operation in the US that ran from...

The Danger of the Fake China Threat ft. Joseph Solis-Mullen Ep. 225

https://youtu.be/OEcx1yQn6ic This week, I invited Joseph Solis-Mullen on the show to discuss his most recent article published at the Libertarian Institute. The article, entitled "The Fake China Threat and Its Very Real Danger" does an excellent job of demonstrating...

Year Zero

Tim Pool is Wrong About China w/ Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick is back, and this time we’re discussing how and why Tim Pool is wrong about China. Liberty Weekly Patrick Twitter Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

BTC Vs ESG w/Car

Car from TLE joined me again. This time I wanted Car to address my Concerns about ESG, and how he thought BTC was the answer. Timeline Earth Who is Car Timeline Earth Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

Origins and Myths w/Adam Patrick

Adam Patrick is back to discuss the roots of metaphysical thought and language. Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon RyanBunting.com

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