Category Archives: Libertarians don’t live by argument alone

Freedom

No problem. The streets of Richmond, Virginia: No helmet. The streets of Sydney, New South Wales: The ABC is perplexed by liberty: Virginia rally shows what happens when the US tries to pass gun control laws.

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Good on you

In between yet more stories about bush fires and Trump starting WWIII (seriously?) this morning there is real news in the media. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly caused a major rift in the royal family in a … Continue reading

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Just bulldoze it

CCTV installed at Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate cemetery – deterrent after it was twice defaced this year.

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Taking out the trash | 34 Comments

It’s a Christmas tradition here at the Cat …

… to play Mariah Carey’s All I want for Christmas is you.  

Posted in Cultural Issues, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 35 Comments

So tell us what you really think

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Politics | 16 Comments

Hal Colebatch 1945 – 2019

Sad to report (HT: areff) that Australian author Hal Colebatch has passed away. Tony Thomas has an appreciation at Quadrant.  

Posted in Cultural Issues, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 15 Comments

Libertarian Spice Girls – leaving the left, the sensation of the Friedman Conference

ENJOY!

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Rafe | 14 Comments

We hold these truths to be self-evident

Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing … Continue reading

Posted in Libertarians don't live by argument alone, Oppressive government | 144 Comments

Agency problems and sports sponsorship

In a previous life I used the work in the area of corporate finance. Great fun. One of the largest problems in that discipline is the so-called agency problem. In corporate finance, the agency problem usually refers to a conflict of … Continue reading

Posted in Economics and economy, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 75 Comments

Why surprised?

Scott Sumner (yes – that Scott Sumner) has linked to an interview with Chinese sci-fi writer Liu Cixin. In the interview Liu got asked about some political issues relating to China. The answers Liu gave were not to Sumner’s satisfaction.  These … Continue reading

Posted in Books and writing, Libertarians don't live by argument alone | 14 Comments