Category Archives: Libertarian

Dan Liddicott for North West Leicestershire

I’m a Brexiteer, and have been since before the Referendum in 2016. Along with that I’m a libertarian. Everyone knows what a Brexiteer is, but not so many know what it means to be a libertarian.

Libertarianism Is Voluntaryism

Libertarianism is voluntaryism. I wrote some time ago about my view that the success of libertarianism is rooted in individuals pro-actively following the golden rule – ‘to do unto others…’ – by refraining from using force against others but also voluntarily doing good for others. On

Free Marketers Are Not Left or Right

“Boris Johnson has signalled his ruthless determination to deliver Brexit and stoked speculation about an early general election by sacking more than half of Theresa May’s cabinet and packing his team with Vote Leave veterans and rightwing free marketers.” So says the Guardian. But what

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Prorogue For The People

The people have spoken. What we need is someone in Downing Street willing to finally Brexit. Revelations in recent days suggest that regardless the line Theresa May was spinning the British public, she’d made no real attempt to leverage the possibility of ‘no-deal’ in the

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When Does ‘Peaceful Protest’ Cross The Line?

The right to peaceful protest in the UK has been guaranteed for many many years, and is an essential freedom. But at what point does ‘peaceful protest’ begin to infringe on other people’s rights, to travel or to go about their own peaceful business? And

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Time For The Family To Say No!

Ultimately this is not about holidays, this is about state infringement of private family life. This is a test of how abject and subjugated we are willing to be. A test of how little we value family autonomy from state interference.

We’ve maxed out our kid’s credit card. Can we stop now?

There is an expectation endemic throughout most of UK society that the government ought to do an awful lot of things for people. From education, to healthcare, to housing, a great many people think that if there is a ‘social’ need it is for the government