Tag Archives: libertarians

Worth Reading 116: The star to every wandering bark

The dark power of fraternities – It’s been doing the rounds because of an interesting opening, but the meat of this article on the influence of fraternities within the US higher education system is interesting. The True History of Libertarianism in America: A Phony Ideology to Promote a Corporate Agenda – “That is how libertarianism […]

Worth Reading 87: Gettysburg

An open letter to the British judicial system – From a cyclist, pointing out the ridiculously small sentences handed out to motorists who’ve killed or injured cyclists. My reply to Nick Clegg’s civil liberties email today – Jo Shaw writes at Liberal Democrats against Secret Courts, asking Nick Clegg to live up to what he […]

Worth Reading 83: Able Archer

North Korea, Ireland, UKIP, revolutions and the end of the world. Enjoy. Don’t be fooled: UKIP is not a libertarian party – Alex Massie in the Spectator points out what should be obvious, but ‘libertarian’ has been so abused, people sadly think they are. Stand Still for the Apocalypse – Chris Hedges on the latest […]

Why oh why

Reading this, I’m struck by a question or two: Is there any issue the libertarian right think can’t be solved by the supposedly free market? And how many issues can be discussed by them without straw man arguments and ad hominem attacks on those who disagree with them? (I’m considering a longer post on the […]

Worth Reading 42: Where Chris Chibnall rules

Warning: contains a double dose of tactical nuclear bastard. The 24 types of Libertarian – Cut out and use as a game of bingo in certain comments threads. (via) Liberal – but not so democratic in the Lords – James Graham looks at why Lib Dem peers seem so reluctant to abolish their cushy, well-rewarded […]

Worth Reading 37: The rise of little boots

Libertarian Liberties – A quite hair-raising post by Anna Raccoon on some of the bizarre characters who run the Libertarian Party. NUS Democracy? – Interesting news for us former Student Union hacks, as Free Radical reports on moves to abandon attempts to democratize the NUS from within and instead replace it with something completely different. […]

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I’m in agreement with Anton Vowl on this: I’m a libertarian at heart. By which I don’t mean “I’m one of those people who calls himself a libertarian to mask and justify his inherent racism”, or “I’m one of those people who calls himself a libertarian because ‘extremely right wing’ doesn’t sound as good” or […]