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This is an excerpt where Hoppe talks about lifeboat situations and hypotheticals.
From the recently-concluded Eleventh Annual Meeting of the PFS, Bodrum, Turkey (Sept. 1–6, 2016).
Hans-Hermann Hoppe elaborating on the deficiencies of democracy—in particular by using an appropriate housing analogy.
by Michael Malin The protection of endangered species is an area where most economists claim there is a market failure. Because of this, the majority of people feel that this duty can only be accomplished through government actions. Throughout the world, governments have tried a variety of methods to do so. Among the most popular […]
Reviewed by Ryan Griggs In this pathbreaking tour de force, Professor Walter Block of Loyola University, New Orleans, and Peter Nelson, an engineer out of Colorado specializing in water resources, lay down the case for full-throttle Water Capitalism. In free-flowing, inter-disciplinary form our authors provide a jam-packed foundation (and I do mean jam-packed; the bibliography alone […]
by Hannah Downey “Guacamole-thick” green algae is taking over southern Florida’s waterways and coastlines, prompting Governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in four counties. Residents complain that the algae “smells definitely like a toilet” and the department of health is warning that contact with the toxic algae can harm the gastrointestinal tract, […]
by Murray Rothbard Liberals will generally concede the right of every individual to his “personal liberty,” to his freedom to think, speak, write, and engage in such personal “exchanges” as sexual activity between “consenting adults.” In short, the liberal attempts to uphold the individual’s right to the ownership of his own body, but then denies […]
Can libertarianism heal the world? Libertarian activist, author, presidential candidate Mary Ruwart has written on this theme for more than two decades. What does she make of the current state of libertarianism? Where are we heading and where should we be heading? Is the non-aggression principle overtaken by events?