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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.

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Libertarian Caring

by Aaron Ross Powell on May 22, 2012

Powell debunks the notion that libertarians are uncaring.

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Arguments for Libertarianism

by Aaron Ross Powell on Aug 28, 2012

An introductory overview of the basic philosophies of libertarianism.

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Do We All Belong to the Government?

by Aaron Ross Powell on Sep 6, 2012

Powell examines the thinking of many on the left who believe “the only thing we all belong to” is government.

 

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Witch Doctor Politicians

by Aaron Ross Powell on Sep 26, 2012

Powell encourages skepticism about politicians and their claims.

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On Preferring Private to Public

by Aaron Ross Powell on Oct 5, 2012

Powell disputes the notion that libertarians always view the government as bad, arguing that it is coercion, no matter the source, that is harmful.