Over at Café Hayek, Don Boudreaux has a nice post on a universal basic income. He says that he does “not believe that as a practical matter a UBI would make society freer or more prosperous.” However, he also writes, “I oppose any universal basic income . . . principally because I oppose the confiscation […]
Patrick Lynch wrote an interesting and provocative piece the other day arguing that immigration restrictions are consistent with libertarianism. An earlier post of mine explains why I disagree but I wanted to take the chance to say more on the issue. Lynch says:
Support for open borders implies the elimination of national boundaries […]
Last month I did an episode of the Free Thoughts Podcast over at Libertarianism.org.
Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burns, and I had a great discussion about toleration. Check it out here.
Jason wrote a nice post the other day on Peter Singer’s famous drowning child thought experiment. In short, Jason argues that showing that we’d be obligated to save one drowning child at the cost of ruining the iPhone in our pocket isn’t enough to establish that we’re obligated to perpetually spend big chunks of […]
Over at C4SS Ive posted the abstract to a paper on Left-Libertarianism: Its Past, Its Present, Its Prospects that Ill be presenting at the MANCEPT 2014 Workshop on the Current State of Libertarian Philosophy in Manchester UK in September.
As it happens, Kevin Carson has a more detailed post up on the […]