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Cliff Hyra: Libertarian reaches out to undecideds in Virginia governor race

Cliff Hyra, the Libertarian candidate for governor, was technically at the Sept. 19 Virginia gubernatorial candidate debate.


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Hyra: Transgender military ban ‘incredibly disappointing’

Cliff Hyra, Libertarian for governor, comments on President Trump reinstating a ban on transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military.


Libertarian Gary Johnson garners more major newspaper endorsements

The Chicago Tribune and The Detroit News join other dailies in endorsing Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.


Libertarian ticket on ballot in all 50 states plus D.C.

The Libertarian Party ticket will be on all fifty state ballots, plus the District of Columbia.


Will Hammer awarded Libertarian Party’s top candidate award

Hard work helped two-time Libertarian candidate Will Hammer win record votes in his campaigns for public office.


Neoliberalism infects the EU debate

I will most likely vote to leave the EU on June 23rd. The EU, with its supranational corporatism, goes against my fundamental principles


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On the Drug War, and other ‘mistakes’

Dan Baum recalls a 1994 confession by former Nixon domestic policy adviser John Ehrlichmann, about Nixon’s motives in first launching the War on Drugs.


People make things: Not corporations, not government

It’s time to recognize the central role of human freedom, and human agency, in building a better world, and throw the corporate-state nexus off our backs.


Libertarian-splaining to the poor

Some argue that the best way to help the poor is to encourage the rich to amass huge piles of capital so that they can afford to hire lots of poor folks.


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‘Libertarian’ Stossel marginally less statist than Trump

Seemingly John Stossel never sits down to write without the goal of further lowering the bar for qualifying as a libertarian.


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Of bumblebees and competitive courts

When I say that competition produced liberty, I of course do not mean that liberty was anyone’s objective. Yet liberty emerged all the same.


Libertarians: Every Student Succeeds Act cements No Child Left Behind

Today President Barack Obama signed into law the latest in the federal government’s long string of education mandates, this time a bill dubbed the Every Student Succeeds Act.


How low can Lew Rockwell go?

Hans Hermann Hoppe and Lew Rockwell — the gray eminences of the paleo-libertarian world — cry out “But what about the rooaaads?”


Charter schools, and other right-libertarian false gods

Charter schools, for the libertarian establishment, are what passes for “free market reform” in public education. They’re regularly pushed by mainstream libertarian think tanks, and at Reason they’re topped only by Uber, right-to-work laws and defined-contribution pensions on the list of libertarian shibboleths.


Kevin Carson: Reason’s misplaced condescension

A common negative stereotype of the conventional “pot-smoking Republican” variety of libertarian is their condescending dismissal of anyone who disagrees with them as “not understanding economics.”


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Will Hammer: Empowering the individual

You hear a lot of people complain about our elected officials, career politicians, the other party, their own party, government bureaucracy, our dwindling rights, and so on.


Libertarian Will Hammer has qualified for the 20th House District ballt

Will Hammer has qualified for November’s Virginia House District 20 ballot. Hammer, the Libertarian candidate who ran against Representative Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) last year, is facing incumbent Delegate Dickie Bell, a Republican.


Will Hammer: Judicial, police reform needed

The recent appalling incident that left UVA honor student Martese Johnson bloodied and arrested is yet another example of the apparent increase of excessive force used by police across the country.


Libertarian Will Hammer announces for 20th House District race

Will Hammer has announced that he is running against Dickie Bell for the Virginia House of Delegates 20th District seat this year.