Surveying the history of states from the fall of Rome to modern Britain, Donisthorpe introduces his plea for “Integration with Decentralization.”
George Smith explains the views of Kant and Hegel on the history of philosophy, and explores whether moral judgments should be applied to the realm of ideas.
This week, Gary Chartier joins us to discuss the libertarian corporation problem.
Smith continues his brief discussion of how to justify natural rights.
John Glaser joins us to discuss our fragile national ego and his new paper on the illusion of American decline.
Our author and his compatriots revel in their minority status, fighting The Good Fight, and suffering along the way.
How effective is Civil Asset Forfeiture? Does it actually dismantle crime? Is it a good tool?
America may be increasingly polarized—but the split is cultural, not ideological.
George Smith discusses whether we should hold a philosopher responsible for how other philosophers use his or her ideas.
In the debate over net neutrality, we need to pay closer attention to the anti-competitive interests of Internet Content Providers.
Donisthorpe begins this important contribution to trans-Atlantic libertarianism by investigating the claim that the state is an organism.
In the grand catalog of 19th century America, there are few villains so worthy of a Libertarian’s scorn, as James K Polk.
Smith interrupts his series on abolitionism to present a barebones defense of natural rights.
Menger argues that Smith inflated the importance of the division of labor—rather, our mastery of cause and effect is the greatest source of wealth.
We discuss the rights of self-medication; rights to purchase and use unapproved treatments, prohibited drugs, and pharmaceuticals without a prescription.
Menger’s theory of the good rests on subjective values and the causal chain connecting material objects with the fulfilment of human needs.
It goes to the core of what is meaningful to people. Their family, their home, their livelihood - eminent domain has the power to destroy all of that.
Was Kant somehow responsible for the rise of Nazism? Smith explores two points of view on this issue.