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Libertarian Alliance Blog Moving – Second Notice

Dear All, If you are one of our regulars, I strongly advise you to visit and familiarise yourself with our new Blog – Though it is very different in appearance, it is much better than the old one. But … Continue reading ?

Blogging: everyone’s a critic (not)

by Richard North Blogging: everyone’s a critic (not) Journalism – and especially political journalism – is about criticism. The meat and drink of the oeuvre is taking people, governments or other institutions to task, either for not doing things, for … Continue reading ?

Obama's Trial Balloon, RE: Syria

Brand Obama recently sent up a trial balloon regarding bombing inside Syria... to see the reaction of the U.S. public. This type of thing is done often by sitting politicians. Even in dictatorships, but especially in a soft Fascist State such as the USA (where we still have considerable freedoms), public opinion does matter. Show More Summary

How the Czechs Deal with “Anti-Social Behaviour”

Once you’ve had a good laugh at this, you may wish to consider how other countries deal with nuisances without ASBOs and without turning the police into an army of occupation. The Czechs, of course, nowadays have a greater commitment … Continue reading ?

“Roger” Comments on Leaving the European Union

Transferred from Comments to main posting. SIG by “Roger” I have long been sceptical of UKIP’s commitment to a referendum. Suppose the Conservative Party scrapes its way back into office in 2015, gives us a referendum in 2017, and the … Continue reading ?

Announcement: Libertarian Alliance Blog Moving to New Address

We are in the process of moving our Blog here: It may take another week to get to get things right. There is still work to be done on the indexing and the colours and the general information pages. … Continue reading ?

Announcement: Keir Martland

We are delighted to announce that Keir Martland has consented to join the Committee of the Libertarian Alliance as Director of Youth Affairs. He is and will be a most distinguished addition to our Team. Sean GabbFiled under: Announcements, Liberty

Genetic Codes: Private Property Versus Public Goods

Genetic Codes: Private Property Versus Public Goods Ingemar Nordin Philosophical Notes No. 91 Published by the Libertarian Alliance, 2014 ISBN: 9781856376679 Ingemar Nordin is a professor of philosophy at the department of philosophy at Linköping university, Sweden, his field of … Continue reading ?

The WHO Goes In To Bat For Big Pharma

by Dick Puddlecote The WHO Goes In To Bat For Big PharmaWell, the World Health Organisation has finally come out of the closet and admitted that its Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (FCTC) is nothing more than a mouthpiece … Continue reading ?

Traditionalist Conservatism

Traditionalist Conservatism by Oscar Theodore Hardly anyone has captured the spirit of authentic Traditionalist Conservatism better than the 20th century poet T.S. Eliot. He has been a profound source of inspiration for some of its chief proponents, including the American … Continue reading ?

Carswell Defects!

Douglas Carswell has defected UKIP. You can get all the details for yourselves. What I am interested in is what this actually means – and I can’t say I know what it means as I begin typing this out. I … Continue reading ?

Corrupt From Top to Bottom

by Paul Craig Roberts Corrupt From Top to Bottom Note: Nothing I hadn’t already come across in the legal journals, but a damning indictment of the American criminal justice system. What makes it particularly scary is: a) Like everything … Continue reading ?

Brexit: the lessons of Rotherham

by Richard North Note: Great minds think alike! SIG Brexit: the lessons of Rotherham The outrage of the media over the events of Rotherham needs to be taken as much with a pinch of salt as the expressions of … Continue reading ?

Drafting A Smoking In Cars Consultation Response

by Dick Puddlecote Drafting A Smoking In Cars Consultation Response Last month I suggested we might have a bash at the consultation on smoking in cars which ends at midnight on Wednesday. Two fellow jewel robbers have already done … Continue reading ?

Sean back from Slovakia

I could write an epic poem about the thousand mile drive from Slovakia to Deal. I might fill Bk II with an enumeration of the post we found jamming the front door. But I will not bother. I will write … Continue reading ?

The U.S. Gov't and the Middle East

Again, below is an email I sent to a "Conservative" (nowadays that means Neoconservative, a horse of a different color) friend of mine. HERE IS THE CRUX OF THE PROBLEM RE: the U.S. Gov't and the Middle East--- From the article you sent, toward the end of it: " But only a fool would believe weapons of mass destruction were the only reason for the war. Show More Summary

What Happened to the Republic of the USA? Is It a Feudal Society?

Below is a recent email I sent to a "Conservative" friend of mine. It directly relates to the title of this piece. Hate to say it, but I fear that it may be too late, Bob... for education, the economy, sound money. politics, the whole ball of wax. Show More Summary

National Sovereignty or EU Membership: Which is the Least Bad Option? (2014), by Sean Gabb National Sovereignty or EU Membership:  Which is the Least Bad Option? A Lecture given in Bratislava on the 12th August 2014 to the Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS) by Sean Gabb INESS Introduction The Institute of Economic and … Continue reading ?

Greening Out Interviews Sean Gabb

Listen to the interview. Dr Sean Gabb is a writer and broadcaster and academic. He is the author of twenty books, which include ten novels and three volumes of poetry. He has been commercially translated into Italian, Spanish, Greek, Slovak, … Continue reading ?

Protests, Ferguson, the Hypocrisy of Brand Obama, & Oligarchies

A few years ago at some sort of Socialist Convention, John Pilger (a well-known Australian documentarian) gave a speech in which he characterized Obama as "Brand Obama...and it's all fake". There are so many examples of Obama's hypocrisy and deceit that I couldn't possibly relate even half of them to you. Show More Summary

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