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A New Economic Model

I have an economic principle that i’d like to pass by you before i publish it on my blog…this may be the blog piece but edited…probably will be in fact. 219 more words

Private law and efficiency

David Friedman is one of my favourite anarcho-capitalism theorists because his approach is just so measured and reasonable sounding. If you’ve wondered how it is that people can come to any sort of consensus about what the law should be (absent the state), you should see his book chapter:  572 more words


Why it's great that Salon are writing hit pieces about libertarians

Salon.com and a bunch of other sites (e.g. Slate) have lately been busy writing a lot of inaccurate hit pieces against libertarians. I’ve noted that some libertarians get amped up and annoyed by this misrepresentation of libertarian positions. 354 more words


Jeff Deist of the Mises Institute Talks Ron Paul, Liberty, and More with Political Badger

I recently had a great chat with Jeff Deist, President of the Ludwig Von Mises Institute in Auburn, AL. Jeff spoke to me about his experiences as Ron Paul’s Chief of Staff… and he answered a lot of fun questions on libertarianism in general. 27 more words


1973 Reason interview with Leonard Liggio and Murray Rothbard

In light of Leonard Liggio‘s recent death, Simon Franek sends along this interview from 1973 which he found in the archives of the recently closed… 12,824 more words


Why "Real" Capitalism Can Never Exist


We’ve often heard the phrase “that’s not real capitalism” used as a denial for all the undemocratic, horrible, inhuman things capitalism does. Anytime capitalism does something horrible the excuse is made that a “real” free market wouldn’t have done it. 4,717 more words

Market Fundamentalism Debunked

"But compulsory super is necessary to stop you paying even more for government pensions in the future"

I’ve previously posted arguments about why compulsory superannuation is unjust and inefficient given the government cronyism that goes on with superannuation regulations, financial advisers, and so on. 693 more words