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Cutting off the Nation to Spite the State

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Is libertarianism compatible with a more nationalist politics? Is it possible to have a free society that is largely closed to outsiders? The short answer is yes, but the way in which we (Americans specifically) conceive of […]

The Libertarian USP

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. As I mentioned in a recent issue of The Liberator Online, the Advocates finished its move from Indianapolis to Sacramento last month.  A colleague of mine was sorting through the treasure-trove of materials and resources that the […]

What Nicolas Cage Taught Me About Liberty

What Nicolas Cage Taught Me About Liberty This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. I’ll admit it: a Nicolas Cage film had a hand in inspiring me to take part in the Liberty movement. In the 2004 Disney film National Treasure, Cage plays Benjamin […]

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What attracted you to the liberty movement?

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. This is a question I enjoy asking people, for several reasons. One, it’s an ice breaker when meeting new folks at libertarian events, and people usually like to tell their story to other libertarians. Another is that […]

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“The Puppies Should Die!” – Happiness Instead of Rights

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Saturday Night Live featured a sketch in 2011 portraying a caricature of Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul and his libertarian philosophy. In typical SNL style, Paul was depicted as a “purist,” insisting he could not intervene […]

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