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The Guardian Smears Libertarians for Wanting Freedom

The Guardian is claiming that the ‘libertarian right’ plans to profit from the pandemic. Is this another left wing smear of libertarians? When coronavirus crept across the world in early February, talk of how different nations were dealing with the … Continue reading

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People’s Party Still Being Smeared as Hateful

I’m going to comment on a CBC opinion piece “Why the People’s Party of Canada election result shouldn’t be underestimated“, written by two academics, one the director of Landscapes of Injustice at the University of Victoria, the other the director … Continue reading

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The Non Aggression Principle

The non aggression principle (or NAP) is one of the foundational principles of libertarianism, the school of social thought that I believe to be the best starting point from which to live your own life and for all of us … Continue reading

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Mashable Attacks Red Pill Men

Mashable has a new article Exploring the toxic world of ‘female privilege’, which is a hit piece on the Red Pill Men’s movement. I will say up front that I am not a member of the men’s movement, nor am … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Statist Arguments Debunked

Rationality Rules has published a video “debunking” libertarianism: Here’s Why I’m NOT a Libertarian. Let’s have a look at his inane arguments. I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement libertarians in the u.s. that thinks Americans … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Anthem

I decided to adapt Ayn Rand’s short story even though the author’s English is fairly readable–if clunky–even in the 21st century. Probably the least approachable feature of her story is the use of the pronoun “we” throughout. Her point was … Continue reading

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Aussie News Smears Proud Boys

I’m not a huge fan of the Proud Boys, the conservative men’s movement started by fellow Canadian Gavin McInnes, but as long as they aren’t breaking the law, I believe they have a right to their opinions. The Aussie site … Continue reading

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Pankaj Mishra: Informed Critic or Sanctimonious Racist?

According to Jordan Peterson’s so called “friend” Bernard Schiff, Pankaj Mishra’s critique of “12 Rules For Life”, which was given the click-bait title Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism, is an informed and thoughtful critique. Peterson called Mishra a “sanctimonious prick” and a … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson is Wrong on Forced Monogamy

According to the New York Times, Dr. Jordan Peterson is the Custodian of the Patriarchy. Please prepare to examine some first class propaganda with me. BTW, the original article is behind NYT’s 5 free articles paywall. If you want to … Continue reading

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Reply to P L’s Rant on Women’s Breasts

I received a ranting comment from someone known only as P L on my post Bare Breasts are a Right in Ontario. I’ve deleted the comment–it was offensive–but I’m going to respond to most of it here. P L begins … Continue reading

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