Private Wars

As I write these lines, innocent civilians are killed or threatened by rulers, warlords, or other groups throughout the world. As some of you know, for many years I have argued that humanitarian intervention (the use of force to save lives in such situations) is sometimes permissible. A standard … Continue reading

Libertarianism and the Varieties of Virtue

In Reason, William Ruger and Jason Sorens seek to offer an alternative to the sort of thick libertarianism to which many of those associated with the Center for a Stateless Society are committed. They seek to defend what they call “virtue libertarianism.” Sometimes, they seem to be concerned … Continue reading