Obamacare

Montana to Remove Middle Man, Liberating the Market from Obamacare

Montana to Remove Middle Man, Liberating the Market from Obamacare This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Health care has been a hot button issue for years. Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — also known as Obamacare — a […]

“Book Review: Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era “

Abstract: Thomas C. Leonard presents an intellectual history of the Progressive Era from the perspective of economists. It is hard to understate the influence this group had in developing Progressive ideas. Leonard brilliantly details how Progressive economists wielded enormous influence not only in spreading ideas about traditional economic concepts, but also ideas and theories that influenced […]

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“Book Review: Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era “

Abstract: Thomas C. Leonard presents an intellectual history of the Progressive Era from the perspective of economists. It is hard to understate the influence this group had in developing Progressive ideas. Leonard brilliantly details how Progressive economists wielded enormous influence not only in spreading ideas about traditional economic concepts, but also ideas and theories that influenced […]

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Obamacare

Maryland Lawmakers Closer to Legalizing Recreational Weed

Maryland Lawmakers Closer to Legalizing Recreational Weed This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Maryland could soon join the group of states putting an end to the federal ban on marijuana by passing a piece of legislation that would legalize the substance for recreational […]

How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world?

How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Question: How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world? How would traffic violations, actions which may be victimless crimes but would be […]

“Are Strong States Key to Reducing Violence? A Test of Pinker”

Abstract: This note evaluates the claim of Steven Pinker in The Better Angels of Our Nature that the advent of strong states led to a decline in violence. I test this claim in the modern context, measuring the effect of the strength of government in lower-income countries on reductions in homicide rates. The strength of […]

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Go Around

Go Around This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Frequently, I hear from libertarians about some of the issues they face when performing outreach activities or communicating libertarian ideas. Often, they come to roadblocks that they can’t seem to get past. In the marketplace, […]

Gun

Email Company Targeted Over Snowden Relaunches Offering Greater Privacy

 Email Company Targeted Over Snowden Relaunches Offering Greater Privacy This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Lavabit became a household name after former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden made the public aware of the U.S. government’s mass spying programs. At the time, […]

Do libertarians favor gun control?

Do libertarians favor gun control? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. QUESTION: I am unclear on the libertarian stand on gun control and crime. Should there be gun control in a libertarian society? And if so, how much? MY SHORT ANSWER: Firearms, like fists, can […]

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