Marshall Fritz Library: The Ransberger Pivot – How to get hostile questioners to have an open mind

The Ransberger Pivot: How to get hostile questioners to have an open mind by Marshall Fritz. Recorded in 1988. Copyright 1988, 1997, Advocates for Self-Government. Permission is granted to make gift copies of the work so long as this copyright message and attribution remain intact.

Private Borders: There Won’t Be a Wall Without Government

Since the rise of the Trump Movement and the Alt Right, some in the libertarian community are rethinking their stance on borders and immigration.  Traditionally, libertarians believe that the government has no right to restrict people from traveling.  Today many are abandoning that stance in favor of government controlled borders.  Specifically, Trump’s plan to build […]

Health Care Statistics

In this next installment on health care, we will turn to the numbers. I’m a numbers guys, so I always like to look to the data to see what we can learn. There is so much information out there that could be researched and analyzed. I have gathered some key statistics from the World Health Organization […]

Top libertarian activist responds to libel with truth bomb

It is a joke in libertarian circles that libertarians are their own worst enemies. As with many jokes, there is an element of truth to this. Take for instance the case of 2016 vice presidential nomination loser Judd Weiss and his girlfriend spreading libelous smears about Chris Thrasher and other members of Gov. Gary Johnson’s […]

Do Not Engage

 This article submitted by Christopher Peffers I got in an argument with a liberal on Facebook the other day. This is a pretty common occurrence for me (and much of America) but I don’t mind. I like the arguing. Nothing gets my fire burning like a good debate. It’s good to throw around ideas with […]

The Importance of Beltway Libertarianism: Or Why I Disagree With Tom Woods and Lew Rockwell

Beltway libertarianism, or plain vanilla libertarianism (as Tom Woods puts it) often gets a bad rap among many in the libertarian community.  Organizations like the Cato Institute, Reason Magazine, and even the Libertarian Party itself get accused of not being libertarian enough.  Being too centrist.  Pandering to people in power.  Or just flat out not […]

Lenz: A Night At The Middlebury, When The Snowflakes Become A Blizzard

There is an old story told about Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, that could not be more relevant than at this moment in American society. When unveiling the Model T for the first time to the public, a reporter covering the unveiling is said to have asked, “Will it be available in […]

Dustin Reed: Presenting Libertarianism at Ball State University

Last year while I was working for the Rich Turvey for Congress campaign, we had the opportunity to participate in a candidate forum at a local university. During the forum, we met the director of the Political Science department, and I took the opportunity to ask if I can present to one of his classes […]