Strategy

Theory is one thing, but to build the free friendly and prosperous society we want we need to persuade everybody to leave everyone else alone. It sounds simple, but how do we persuade them to try it?

Panama Papers – An Attack on Liberty

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The Panama Papers are a gigantic leak of 2.6 Terabytes that is making the news all over the globe at the moment. We have not heart much about who the person behind the leak is, nor have we heart a lot of politicians condemning the theft and publication of this data. This is quite a…

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…

How can I do in 2016 what I did not do in 2015?

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There are plenty of roundups up the year and previews of next year floating around at the moment. Any brand which desires your long-term engagement (and they all do) is making sure to tell you what they did for you in 2015 and to make promises for 2016. I am not big on promises, but we…

Representing Members

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Libertarian Home seeks to help Libertarians get stuff done. It allows people to float policy ideas, discuss strategy, hold our institutions and our elite to account, meet and get to know each other, rehearse arguments and have fun. These are the things that help a movement grow. Does it also seek to represent libertarians? That…

How Corbyn is Winning

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Shlomo Maistre at Samizdata: What we are witnessing in the United Kingdom’s Labour Party is one of the main ways in which the Overton Window is shifted leftwards, as it has been doing for centuries in the Western world. According to Overton’s description, his window includes a range of policies considered politically acceptable in the…

Lefty Loony for Liberty?

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Jeremy Corbyn has suddenly taken over the British political scene and galvanised many to this support. Although it’s hard to disagree with all his stances, his socialistic economic policies will bring any libertarian close to a heart attack. What I want to say is that there is no need to actually worry. The Left Loony…

Ending fake charities

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A few short days ago, Sara Scarlett, a well known libertarian and a former Lib Dem started a petition calling on the Government to cease all funding of the charitable sector. A “charity” which receives taxpayer funding is simply not a charity. In light of the Kids Company scandal it is fair to say that…