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Tag: electoral politics
  • 5 Rules for Dealing with Disagreements

    Liberty activists often unfortunately struggle in working with other groups that might not agree 100% with everything we support. And this fact  is a shame, because in order for us to realize any of our goals, we have to be able to work sometimes with those who don’t share all of our goals. Young Americans …

  • An Aura of Moral Legitimacy

    From voluntaryist.com: Voluntaryists are advocates of non-political, non-violent strategies to achieve a free society. We reject electoral politics, in theory and in practice, as incompatible with libertarian principles. Governments must cloak their actions in an aura of moral legitimacy in order to sustain their power, and political methods invariably strengthen that legitimacy. Voluntaryists seek instead …

  • Redistricting: The Game

    Lost in the never-ending argument over the debt ceiling is a more long-term debate that our politicians and states are focused on: redistricting. Done once every ten years, it’s when state legislatures redraw district maps to “better reflect” the demographic changes of the states. In reality, it’s purpose is to protect incumbents from the dangers …

  • Rand Paul’s Moment

    Hey patriots, one of my contributors over at The Humble Libertarian wrote a fantastic and very level-headed piece about Rand Paul’s U.S. Senate victory this past week, concluding that “We won’t tear down the gates of hell with this election. But if we’re lucky we just might be able to make the devil squirm.” Read …

  • Independent “Internet Candidate” in 2012?

    Note:  YAL does not support or oppose any candidates for office.