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Murray Rothbard versus the Progressives



When communism fell with the USSR, Murray Rothbard realized that the greater threat to liberty was social democracy. Events of the past few years have proven him correct.

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Burning Down Rothbard



While Andrew Koppelman has made a good faith effort to understand and portray libertarianism, he makes some serious errors regarding Rothbardian thought. David Gordon helps to set him straight.

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Parallel Structures Are the Only Way to Freedom

Economic FreedomLawLibertarianismProgressivismStrategy


Although the Left controls most of government and has corrupted most of our institutions, there are ways to fight back.

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Declassify Everything!

Bureaucracy and RegulationLibertarianism


Instead of worrying about which documents Donald Trump may or may not have had in his Florida home, the real issue is the proliferation of state secrets that should not be secrets at all.

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The Libertarian Party at Fifty Years

AntipoliticsDemocracyLibertarianismThe Police State


Economic libertarianism, with its sole focus on government budgets and taxation, is a highly limiting political strategy. Libertarians should proceed as enemies of the state.

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Sovereign Immunity Is Antilaw: The State Must Make Restitution to Its Victims

LibertarianismLegal System


A libertarian view of the law by definition means that there can be no immunity from legal consequences. Anything else perverts the very meaning of law.

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The Statist "Solution" Really Is a Non Sequitur

AntipoliticsBureaucracy and RegulationFree MarketsLibertarianism


All too often, people accept the state-sponsored "solution" to a perceived problem as the logical choice. But this "solution" really is a non sequitur.

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The Prospects for Soft Secession in America

AnarchyAntipoliticsDecentralization and SecessionLibertarianismLegal SystemProperty Rights


Is this trend toward soft secession necessarily illiberal? Is the potential for creating more states or political subdivisions, even if smaller and less sclerotic, moving us further from an idealized Hoppean private community model?

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Fighting Totalitarianism: Rothbard versus Monasticism

Decentralization and SecessionLibertarianismStrategy


To adopt monasticism before the international fascism we face today would amount not only to seceding but also to ceding everything worth saving to the monsters

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Joey Rothbard



Today would have been the ninety-second birthday of JoAnn Rothbard.

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