Anarchism, Libertarianism: Opposition to Coercion, Protection of Rights

Libertarianism is the simple idea that each individual has rights1 that no other individual or group of them may violate. It assumes the liberty and autonomy of the individual, premised on the natural equality of all people before the law. The Continue reading Anarchism, Libertarianism: Opposition to Coercion, Protection of Rights

Libertarianism vs. Radical Capitalism – The Objective Standard

Crucial unseen elements include the libertarian positions on where rights come from, how we know it, and whether objective, demonstrably true answers to such questions are necessary or even possible in defense of liberty. What are the libertarian positions on Continue reading Libertarianism vs. Radical Capitalism – The Objective Standard

Anarchism and Minarchism in Libertarian History | Libertarianism.org

Anticipating the free market anarchism (or “anarcho-capitalism”) of Murray Rothbard, Tucker believed that the libertarian prohibition of invasion—what is today often referred to as the nonaggression principle—necessarily ruled out the state. Still, many libertarians who have endorsed a strictly voluntary Continue reading Anarchism and Minarchism in Libertarian History | Libertarianism.org