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+

Smoking liberty protest

Dick Puddlecote, Dave Atherton, and others are gathering at The Vaults pub in Stony Stratford to protest against a ban on smoking to be applied to the whole town. This ridiculously authoritarian and frankly horrible idea was put forward by somewhat unpleasant local Councillor Paul Bartlett and is passionately opposed by locals and well as…

Source: Simon F refusing to handle membership enquries

Simon Fawthrop is now directing membership enquiries to Andrew Withers, referencing the fact that he (Simon) has stepped down as membership co-ordinator. Of course, this now means Mr Withers is in a position of great (in fact total) responsibility. Given what Andrew has been accused of, it requires an enormous amount of trust to believe…

News of the World Axed

I’d be intrested to know, is this the consequence of James Murdoch’s integrity (as his message seems to show) or a consequence of the discretion Government holds over the fate of individual businesses.

Keynes vs Hayek

The LSE invites us to a “debate” entitled “Keynes vs Hayek”. No boxers or rappers are mentioned this time but “BBC Radio 4 will be recording [the] debate between modern day followers of Keynes and Hayek.” The “debate” takes place on Tuesday 26 July 2011 and features Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at…