Aaron Ross Powell
Aaron Ross Powell is Director and Editor of Libertarianism.org, a project of the Cato Institute. Libertarianism.org presents introductory material as well as new scholarship related to libertarian philosophy, theory, and history. He is also co-host of Libertarianism.org’s popular podcast, Free Thoughts. His writing has appeared in Liberty and The Cato Journal. He earned a JD from the University of Denver.
Powell disputes the notion that libertarians always view the government as bad, arguing that it is coercion, no matter the source, that is harmful.
Powell argues that libertarian skepticism does not lead to anarchism.
An introductory overview of the basic philosophies of libertarianism.
Do libertarians possess psychological traits that make them particularly good at solving policy problems?
A summary of the arguments of Robert Nozick’s Anarchy, State and Utopia.
Arguments against libertarianism often take the form of false dilemmas. Powell looks at why they’re so common and what libertarians can do about it.
An Introduction to Libertarianism.org.
Politics is what you get when you add violence to discourse.