A great deal of Anarchy, State, and Utopia is meant to respond to left-liberals.
Left-liberals think that each person has an extensive set of negative civil liberties, i.e., rights against interference from others in making personal decisions about what to wear, what to worship, what to read, and with whom to associate. But left-liberals think that […]
Think nothing can be done? Vote for Gary Johnson. Let’s work on getting moralistic and paternalistic laws off the books so that there is less policing in the first place. No, this isn’t easy, but changing federal law (POTUS doesn’t do this directly, but can have an affect) and having a SCOTUS that will […]
I’m pleased to announce the publication of the second item from the Molinari Institute’s new POD publishing program. This one is my own Rituals of Freedom: Libertarian Themes in Early Confucianism, a book-length expansion of a much shorter article I wrote in 2003.
Here’s the summary:
When scholars look for anticipations of libertarian […]
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.
Libertarians are minarchists or anarchists. That is, we favor a social, political, legal system with either no government or with minimal government. […]