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It’s time to take prison reform in Alabama seriously, By Angela McArdle

If California’s revolving door jail policies are bad, on the opposite end of the spectrum (and just as bad) is Alabama’s prison debacle. For over a month this year, inmates have went on strike, reporting inadequate medical treatment, food shortages, overcrowding, suspended parole programs, and inhumane treatment within Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) facilities. The […]

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Money Makes Civilization

Money Makes Civilization By Connor Nepomuceno Life and nature foist upon us a constant but ever-changing state of uneasiness. To correct this uneasiness and conquer nature, man acts. The paleolithic men, predating civilizations or even rudimentary societies, acted entirely self-sufficiently; anything they wanted they had to produce for themselves. This existence was hard and intensely […]

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The Jury Was Right Not to Give the Parkland Killer the Death Penalty

By Angela McArdle Jurors delivered a sentence of life in prison without parole for Parkland shooter Nickolas Cruz on Thursday, and people are understandably awash with emotion. The 12 jurors struggled to look the victims’ families in the eyes as they delivered their verdict. Most people struggle to comprehend the sheer, aberrant evil of a premeditated act […]

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Ron Paul: Will Italy’s Election Foreshadow US Midterms?

By Ron Paul Sunday was an historic election day for Italy. A conservative alliance with a populist flair absolutely trounced the technocrats who had been running the country into the ground for the past several years. The previous prime minister, former Goldman Sachs banker Mario Draghi, implemented one of the most restrictive – and inhuman […]

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Libertarian Party Statement on the 21-Year Anniversary of the Afghanistan Invasion

Twenty-one years ago today, the United States launched the invasion of Afghanistan. What started as a just cause to capture the perpetrators of the 9/11 attacks turned into a generational debacle—an experiment in nation-building that has seen the enemies we swore to destroy, the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, continue to thrive and return to power. The […]

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The Democratic Party, Now the Leading Party of War

by John V. Walsh Last May a remarkable column by Stephen Kinzer appeared in the Boston Globe. It was headlined: “Republicans Return To Their Roots As The Antiwar Party.” More significantly, the subheading ran: “Since the Vietnam era, Americans have come to expect antiwar rhetoric from liberal Democrats. Cancel that.” It began: “With Americans now engulfed in passion for Ukraine, it […]

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Libertarian Party Works to Bring Aid to Hurricane Ian Victims

As Hurricane Ian sweeps Florida, the Libertarian National Committee is coordinating with members of the Libertarian Party of Florida to distribute supplies to people in need. People willing to support the party’s efforts can do so by purchasing any of the following items: water bottles; personal hygiene items; canned soups; granola bars; feminine hygiene products; […]

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Ludwig von Mises Is Winning

By Tho Bishop As a young man Alexander Hamilton once wrote, “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” While it is tragic that Hamilton would grow up to advocate all sorts of government policies contrary to liberty — America would be better off had he […]

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Ron Paul: Europe Commits Suicide-by-Sanctions

By Ron Paul A Swiss billboard is making the rounds on social media depicting a young woman on the telephone. The caption reads, “Does the neighbor heat the apartment to over 19 degrees (66F)? Please inform us.” While the Swiss government has dismissed the poster as a fake, the penalties Swiss citizens face for daring […]

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