Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Akil Alleyne — A Referendum on the EU/IMF Austerity Bailout is Exactly What Greece Needs

The Greek people should be the ones to decide whether to accept the bailout and the austerity strings attached to it--not only because it's the most democratic approach, but also because it will force ordinary Greeks to confront the consequences of the fiscally irresponsible policies for which they've voted for years.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Why shouldn't libertarians support the Confederacy

In short, because the Confederacy itself was not very libertarian.      

In addition to being founded explicitly to protect the slave trade in America, the Confederacy conscripted soldiers, inflated its money supply during the war, and played host to many civil liberties violations. But that's not to say that the Union was much better, as Jason Kuznicki (@jasonkuznicki) explains.

Kuznicki is a Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is editor of Cato Unbound.

Akil Alleyne ‏— The Two Questions You Should Ask When Someone Says it's about "Heritage, Not Hate":

The black-libertarian lawyer opines about the symbolism of Confederate Battle Flag.