by Laurence M. Vance
Back in 1976, economist Walter Block, now of Loyola University in New Orleans, wrote a provocative book titled Defending the Undefendable. In it he famously defended the “pimp, prostitute, scab, slumlord, libeler, moneylender, and other scapegoats in the rogues’ gallery of American society.” Now, Block was not recommending that anyone engage in those occupations or arguing that they ... [click for more]
by Future of Freedom Foundation
After the fanfare received from the launch of the Libertarian Angle this past spring, FFF president Jacob Hornberger and FFF vice president Sheldon Richman are taking the show on the road. Using the same interactive format as the Libertarian Angle, Jacob and Sheldon will integrate college audiences into the discussion.
In conjunction with our friends at the Young ... [click for more]
by Steven Horwitz
A young libertarian recently told me that, as an individualist, he thinks it strange that people identify with a religious or ethnic group as “part of their roots or culture.” For this young man, individualism apparently means rejecting all sorts of possible (voluntary) connections to others that might suggest that group identity is equal to, or even more important ... [click for more]