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Tag: Non-aggression Axiom
  • Martin Luther King Day

    It is MLK day, so let us remember King and his fight for freedom and peace. King fought against racism and segregation — which was mandated by government (they were Jim Crow laws, after all.) MLK used the direct action of civil disobedience in the fight against unjust laws. Through he had some unfortunate economic …

  • Ron Paul Votes “No” on Government Aid to Haiti

    Ron Paul was the only Congressman yesterday to vote against a resolution to authorize government reconstruction plans for Haiti. His explanation for his vote is here, in which he argues that a US reconstruction plan is just a gateway to establishing Haiti as a long term US protectorate. This concern has been echoed by the …

  • Opposing ALL forced wealth transfers is key to achieving societal peace

    Though President Obama will almost certainly carry out a large-scale human rights intervention in Haiti, I still hope the US government decides to play no role whatsoever in response to the tragic earthquake that ravaged that country. It is immoral to redistribute wealth by force en masse, even if one calls it “foreign aid” or “disaster relief.” As Mary Ruwart points out, and …

  • Religion and Liberty

    Regarding the heavily critical feedback by folks objecting to this reference of Christianity on the blog, I have something to say: There is no conflict between private, non-coercive practice of religion and libertarianism. In fact, so long as religious folks practice their faith in a manner consistent with the non-aggression principle,  religious organizations will be essential to maintaining the strength …