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Privatize The Roads

This post originally appeared on FEE

On an ill-timed and ill-fated trip during rush hour today, I was reminded of something I’ve wanted to write about: one of most practical reasons for having private ownership of roads. Moral and ethical reasons aside – and it could be strongly argued that using forcibly appropriated funds (i.e. [...]

Let The Market Do It

One of the largest environmental problems facing society towards the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries was one smelly thing. Horse manure.

As the populations and markets of cities exploded, the need for transportation did as well. At its height, New York City had 200,000 horses. They produced on average 35 [...]

Bad Criticisms of The Non Aggression Principle

Justin Pratt

“The NAP is dumb! It justifies X that I think is wrong! It doesn’t protect my arbitrary right to Y!”

In the presidential election of 2016, Gary Johnson, Austin Petersen, and Jon McAfee all expressed criticism or skepticism of the Non-Aggression Principle (NAP). This is odd because: a) the NAP is the fundamental [...]

Rights Don’t Come From Governments

Ryan Miller

With every new mass shooting, it seems that everyone on social media is some combination of a gun expert, Islam expert, terror expert, security expert, etc. That’s all well and good, and I am all for people having conversations about these kinds of things. I’m admittedly no expert in any of [...]

What Bitcoin Can Teach us About Political Change

We enter into the year of 2017 with extreme optimism for the future of cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, in only the first few hours of the year, hit over one thousand American dollars in value! The last time we saw a price point like that was during the 2013 bubble, unfortunately, cut short by new regulations [...]

Start a Liberty on the Rocks Network Today!

Calling all Libertarians seeking to build a network and keep others engaged:

When it comes to staying on top of liberty-related issues there are a few paths you can take. Two really. One is to stay up-to-date and engaged by reading content, taking online classes (there are some really great ones offered by the Mises [...]

Liberty on the Rocks Hosts Libertopia Parties Again in 2013!

Liberty on the Rocks hosts parties at Libertopia 2013!! If you are in San Diego for the weekend be sure to stop by our booth to meet some of the great organizers in California. Including representatives from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.

Here is Melinda McCrady to tell you more about this weekend’s [...]

The Liberty Workshop

Liberty on the Rocks is traveling to four cities throughout 2013, providing activists and enthusiasts with the skills necessary to promote the liberty philosophy in their everyday lives. 2013 Workshops: Atlanta, Cincinnati, Houston and Pittsburgh.

Keynote Speakers Include Antony Davies of the Mercatus Center, Sharon Harris of Advocates for Self-Government, Libertarian Girl, and Economics Professor [...]

Los Angeles Represents at Libertopia 2013!

Los Angeles Update with Melinda!

Check out what’s going on this summer in the Los Angeles area! And be sure to visit LOTR Los Angeles on the web and Facebook!