Ayumi Meegan

I’m Voting Labour Because I’m Not a Monster!!!

Within a mile radius of where I live in South East London, there are a number of home windows still showcasing Labour posters from the general election four months ago, while political stickers can be seen on many telephone poles and such like. Among all of them, I have found no political message to the…

We won the vote!

I think we deserve a pat on the back for doing what we could. I feel excited, hopeful and proud for us having chosen a riskier road to freedom. Now, more than ever, I want to show the world and those who voted to Remain, that leaving was the right thing to do. This is…

What I’ve learnt from the streets on this EU Leave campaign

I’ve had civil discussions with a few Remainers who were intellectually convinced that Remain was better for us. An interesting comment that I got from more than a few was that the EU was more democratic than the British government. A (in my opinion mistaken) notion that ran amongst many Remainers was that the EU,…

Immigration, identity and Brexit

Why is the immigration issue at the heart of many a Brexiteer? In a recent conversation I was engaged in, it was pointed out that a stable society has a common culture, and that culture is not the same as race. For example, we have a British culture that includes people of many different races…

Vote Leave, the safer option

At stake – the future of our democracy On issues like the economy, immigration and the NHS, should decisions be made by an open, public debate or behind closed doors by un-elected and unaccountable officials? As the EU has grown in strength, decisions have increasingly been made by people we have no control over. We…

The Freedom to Speak about Islam

I’ve been frustrated recently for having become curious about Islam. Specifically, I have questions which I would like for a Muslim person to answer, but I can’t find anybody discussing such questions. What I find are mostly one way monologues from opposing sides. (in the last week or so, thanks to Trump, US media like…

Libertarian World Computer Simulation

I just took a “Libertarian Purity Test” that asked me a long list of yes or no questions, many of which I wanted to say “neither” or “it depends”. Some simple questions were: “Should the Fed be abolished and replaced with free banking and privately-issued money?” (Yes of course) “Should all drugs be legalized for adults?”…

Freedom and The Seven Deadly Sins

If you knew you had half an hour left to live, how would you live it? Would you obey a humiliating command and run naked to your death, as the Nazis commanded their victims do? Let’s get serious for a moment. Think about yourself. Your past. Your family. The choices you’ve made, your fate, your…

Individualism, Morality and Money

Those who point to us as being selfish and greedy have reasons to do so. A few ideas are hugely misunderstood; not only by those critical of Libertarians, but also from within our Libertarian camp. One misunderstood idea is individualism, the bedrock of Libertarian thought. Steve Davies pointed out in his speech History of Individualism that…

Why Now. Why Libertarianism.

Since the economic crash of 2008, we’ve witnessed the 99%, the Arab Spring, the UK riots, and masses of protests just about everywhere around the world. Take a look at this interactive map of all the riots that took place from 1979 to 2013, composed by GDELT. Quite amazing. Unfortunately, perhaps inevitably, together with these riots…