A Critical Review of “Should Libertarians Support a Universal Basic Income?”

Introduction This is another one of my “debate reviews”, I’ve done one before for Bryan Caplan debating Robin Hanson on automation. If you’re curious about that, check it out here. Basically, I’m going to offer some critical comments on both Bryan Caplan and Will Wilkinson’s points about a Universal Basic Income (UBI). Caplan is arguing…

Should we Abolish Work to be More Productive?

There’s an essay by an anarchist named Charles Johnson entitled Libertarianism Though Thick and Thin which discusses different complimentary features of the ideology. Should libertarians care about anti-racist struggles? Or is property rights and non-aggression the only things that matter? This is a great discussion and I encourage everyone who thinks that libertarians can’t be…

Just a Small Update

Sorry for all of the quiet lately, I had been working on my talk for the Alternatives Exposition on prison abolition and that was something I needed to focus on nearly 24/7 in this last week before AltExpo itself. Anyways, I’m happy to say AltExpo was successful and my talk went well! I’ll hopefully publish…

The Libertarian Virtue of Slack

[Note from Nick: This article has also been published here] The tenets of the Tao Te Ching express the first anarchist or at least proto-anarchist political philosophy, to my knowledge. The Taoist opposition to government springs from a radical non-interventionist philosophy on all three major branches of philosophy. While Taoism rejects the normative, they recognize…