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The Prospects for Soft Secession in America

AnarchyAnti-PoliticsDecentralization 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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All the Trouble in the World: The Ron Paul Doctrine


11/23/2021The Austrian
McAdams discusses what a Ron Paul doctrine for economics and foreign policy would look like. It would be laissez-faire at home, self-determination for political minorities up to and including secession, free trade, and a strictly noninterventionist military approach. At its core, it is resisting...
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Russell Kirk's "Libertarians, the Chirping Sectaries"

LibertarianismOther Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

07/30/2021Mises Media
Professor Bradley Birzer from Hillsdale College joins the show to dissect Russell Kirk's famous 1981 essay condemning libertarians.
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Libertarianism: A Fifty-Year Personal Retrospective

LibertarianismAustrian Economics Overview

07/22/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Mark Thornton provides a historical perspective on the growth of libertarianism, showing the limitations of the political path to liberty and the importance of the radical form of libertarianism.
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Stealing from Thieves

LibertarianismLegal System

07/20/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If property held by the government is "stolen property," is it acceptable for random citizens to “liberate” this property for their own use?
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The Ethics of Public Spending

LibertarianismTaxes and SpendingPhilosophy and Methodology

05/28/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Is it justifiable to accept money from government? Almost always, say Jonathan Gress and Walter Block--but not for everyone.
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A Review Essay of Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement by Brian Doherty


05/19/2021The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The outstanding merit of Brian Doherty’s book is that it contains a treasure trove of valuable information regarding the events, personalities, periodicals and organizations whose complex interplay influenced the intellectual and institutional development of the modern American libertarian movement.


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