Simon Gibbs

Simon is a London based IT contractor and the proprietor of Libertarian Home. Working with logic and cause-and-effect each day he was naturally attracted to nerdy libertarianism and later to the benevolent logic of Objectivism. Find him on Google+

Benevolent Laissez Faire Conference Schedule

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Our “Benevolent Laissez-Faire” conference will be held on May 14th at Rocket Holborn. Tickets cost from £5 to £15 and are available on Meetup and Eventbrite: BUY TICKETS 12:30 – Conference Registration / Check-in 13:00 – Introduction by Simon Gibbs 13:15 – DIY Governance – Janina Lowisz, BitNation and Julio Alejandro, Humanitarian Blockchain This decade’s…

Benevolent Laissez Faire

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The centre-ground continues to march to the left on issues of tax. Since UKUncut began bullying and intimidating retail employees, large corporate employers have been forced to cancel tax-planning measures and raise their tax-bills and help avoid “austerity-cuts”. We have seen the expectations of tax-recipients and their professional advocates rise. It is no longer merely…

Thursday Speaker: Chris Mounsey

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Chris is a well known and widely admired libertarian activist and on-off blogger. His infamous “Devil’s Kitchen” swear-blog used a dramatic persona to articulate the visceral anger which is felt by many toward the supremacy of the state, and which should, perhaps, be felt by many more. Devil’s Kitchen was not, of course, Chris’ first…

Police Incident on my doorstep

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BECKENHAM: I was on my way to Starbucks to focus on job hunting and was waved away from my favoured route up Croydon Road by an officer wielding a long rifle. I am somewhat desensitized to long weapons on show in central London so it took a while for this to sink in. I spoke…

Tim Evans on the 2016 Budget

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Tim Evan’s recent talk at the Two Chairmen was delivered in three sections: the strategy of the new Corbyn axis in left-wing politics, the budget and the EU “Brexit” referendum. This article summarises the section on the budget. This country is now in debt to nearly £1.6 trillion. The deficit is approximately £70 billion. In…

Corbyn’s Mission

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Tim Evans, professor at Middlesex University came to deliver a talk for us at the Two Chairmen in Westminster. He tried to be as scholarly as possible. Cutting through the ideological debate and dealing solely with what the actors are thinking, not his own thoughts. He delivered his talk, below, in three sections. The summary…

Fan website ronpaul.com endorses Donald Trump

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Tim Martin, Esther Anderson, and Jeff Hale, founders of the fan website “ronpaul.com”, a top 100,000 website in the US, have come out in favour of Donald Trump. Their announcement cites several policies where Ron Paul and Donald Trump agree, such as auditing the federal reserve. The statement clarifies that “Ron Paul has not endorsed…

Campaign group fails to capture priority of sovereignty issue

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Successful campaigning website “38 Degrees” is a group with a track record of leading emotive online petitions which fail to consider the problem of individual rights. It has surveyed it’s members on their priorities in the Brexit debate. True to form, their survey fails even to measure the fundamental issue in the debate which anyone…

Gremlins in the comments

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We’re experiencing teething issues with a new “CDN” deployment which has caused issues with comments. The basic function of a CDN is to trade freshness for raw speed, with appropriate rules in place to ensure your experience is better overall. Something is not working as intended and it will take a few days, most likely,…

Thursday Speaker: Gareth Corfield

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Gareth Corfield is widely known as a sub-editor for The Register, a popular technology “tabloid” website. Amongst firearms enthusiasts will be known as trustee of the London and Middlesex Rifle Association, a sporting charity. He is, however, also a blogger and will representing himself as such when he speaks on Thursday 4th February on the UK’s gun…