Guest Post: Don’t Be Guilted–It’s Okay Not to Breastfeed

The following is a guest post by Kylie Hawn, a writer, mother, and purveyor of words. She can be reached via email here. There are some areas, at least politically speaking, where I don’t think my personal beliefs align with libertarians, but there is one area where they surely do: the right to choose formula or breastfeeding. In … Continued

Why Does Ron Paul Keep Defending Putin?

The following is a guest post by Mark Splinter, a British immigrant to Lithuania and creator of the Confused Pro-Putin Libertarians group. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of all contributors to this blog. Since the start of my campaign against libertarians who are inadvertently or deliberately supporting Vladimir Putin, Ron Paul has … Continued

Reasons Libertarians Should Be Skeptical of Uber Politics

By Marc Scribner Libertarians, we may have an Uber problem. Don’t get me wrong, friends of freedom. I love Uber. I use Uber at least once a week. I sympathize with the company being forced to take on entrenched, decades-old taxicab cartels and their captured regulators in order to offer an innovative new service to … Continued

Public Choice: The Science of Political Skepticism

The following is a guest post by Professor Dan D’Amico, professor of economics at Loyola University-New Orleans. He is currently teaching a course at LearnLiberty Academy titled “Lessons From Mardi Gras: What New Orleans Can Tell Us About Society.” It is free and fun and you’ll learn a lot about the social effects of eating … Continued

Russia’s Toilets, Sochi’s Problems, and Why it Matters

The following is a guest post by my friend Irena Schneider, a Ph.D. student at King’s College London, exploring the tragicomedy of Sochi’s toilets, why the world should pay attention to them, and what they say about everyday life in Russia. I am reminded of Mikhail Gorbachev’s recollection about Soviet life during the Brezhnev era: “We … Continued

Political Correctness: Where Are We Now?

I recently had the misfortune of getting trapped in a two-hour long argument with an acquaintance over nothing of great consequence. I’m not proud of it, but I think it happens to the best of us. Though I couldn’t even remember what point of difference we started on after having a few dozen red herring … Continued