Category Archives: Libertarianism

Let’s See What’s in the News Today (July 19, 2015)

Abortion A study shows that about 95% of women who get an abortion have no regrets. Bioethics Hilde Lindemann makes a case for an opt-out system of organ donation rather than the default opt-in system. Culture American adults and teens … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today: 01/15/2012

Aesthetics Photography in the style of ancient Chinese art. A guide on buying a camera. Books An interactive account of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Culture Humans in big gatherings Economics Facts about Gold. A visualization of the economic inequality in America. … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s In the News Today: 11/06/2011

Abortion World map of abortion laws. Culture Everyone laments that the world is overpopulated since the world has reached 7 billion people.  But what if it turns out the world is actually underpopulated? 10,000 Solutions is a site that Arizona … Continue reading

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Bleeding Heart Libertarian Blog is Reading Nozick’s Anarchy, State and Utopia

There’s a reading on the Bleeding Heart Libertarian blog.  I’ll index below and update it as the blog goes forward. Correcting One Big Misreading of Nozick: On The Structure of Anarchy, State, and Utopia Strange Absences in Anarchy, State, and … Continue reading

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Bleeding Heart Libertarian Posts

I’ve been reading some posts from Bleeding Heart Libertarian that I mentioned a while ago.  Some of it’s pretty good.  I’ll mark off the ones that I found excellent: Dealing with Immigration, they point out the immigration is actually good … Continue reading

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New Libertarian Blog

There’s a new libertarian blog for academics that are interested in libertarianism and social and distributive justice.  Check it out here.  (H/T to Greg)

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A Libertarian Argument Against the Judges Finding Obamacare Unconstitutional

Steven Landsburg has made an argument showing that even though libertarians are against Obamacare, one should still have reservations for the judges to find it unconstitutional.  Why is that?  Because even though mandatory healthcare could be considered constitutional by the … Continue reading

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A Forceful Argument for a Need of Libertarian Policies

I have some reservations of it, but you can read the whole article here: Further, as Rothbard has forcefully argued, free-market capitalism serves no more than a symbolic purpose for the Republican Party and for conservatives. Economic liberty is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

Suppose that you were in charge of a school district and you were given the responsibility of making the students healthier.  Thus, you have a few options: Take away all of the candy and soda from the vending machines. Serve … Continue reading

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Libertarians and Carbon Taxes

An interesting post arguing that libertarians should support a carbon tax.

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