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Why Aren’t There More Black Libertarians?

by Jonathan Blanks on May 23, 2014

Libertarianism ought to be appealing to black Americans, who have suffered greatly at the hands of the United States government. So why isn’t it more popular?

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Thomas Paine Versus Edmund Burke, Part 3

by George H. Smith on May 9, 2014

Smith discusses Thomas Erskine’s ideas on libel laws and freedom of the press, and how he incorporated those ideas during his defense of Thomas Paine.

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Thomas Paine Versus Edmund Burke, Part 2

by George H. Smith on May 2, 2014

In 1792, Thomas Paine was tried for seditious libel. In this essay, George H. Smith discusses the prosecution’s case.

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Thomas Paine Versus Edmund Burke, Part 1

by George H. Smith on Apr 25, 2014

Smith discusses some background of the debate between Paine and Burke, and the furor created by Paine’s Rights of Man.

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Libertarianism and the Poor

by Matt Zwolinski on Apr 25, 2014

The libertarian case against the welfare state is really just the result of the consistent application of moral common sense.

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Egoism in Rand and Stirner

by David S. D’Amato on Mar 11, 2014

D’Amato looks at the philosophy of egoism and contrasts the versions of it offered by Ayn Rand and Max Stirner.