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John Lewis, Libertarian Hero

by Michael F. Cannon on Jan 21, 2020

Few in the libertarian movement have suffered as much as Lewis for the cause of freedom.

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How the Anti-Federalists Shaped the Constitution

by David Edwards on Mar 4, 2020

The Anti-Federalists had a strong distrust of government power. A national government with too much power was, as far as they were concerned, a pathway to government oppression. 

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Everything Wrong with the Buchanan Administration

by Ellen Kelly on May 28, 2019

President Buchanan amassed the largest fiscal imbalance of a pre-Civil War administration not engaging in a foreign war and that fact only scrathes the surface of his shortcomings.

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The Poverty of Natural Rights Libertarianism

by Brink Lindsey on May 4, 2017

Natural rights underdetermine a society’s legal institutions and leave the door open for a much larger state than minarchists or anarchists want.

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The Brennan Thought Experiment: Further Explorations

by Ross Levatter on Dec 4, 2013

Ross Levatter argues that a thought experiment Jason Brennan uses to test our intuitions about the morality of markets has too many problems to genuinely be helpful.