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Kristian Niemietz
7 March 2012
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    In a weird way, I used to enjoy George Monbiot’s columns in The Guardian. There were not many authors who could evoke that mixture of bewilderment, disbelief,...
Mark Pennington
23 May 2011
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I am a Libertarian. I believe that market processes based on secure property rights and competitive ‘exit’ provide the best hope of discovering ‘solutions’ to the vast...
Mark Littlewood
19 January 2011
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It’s not fanciful to argue that the formation of a Liberal-Conservative coalition government last May was helped by the fact that Lib Dem and Tory parliamentarians had worked closely together...
John Meadowcroft
1 September 2010
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Libertarians have traditionally been sceptical of the case for electoral reform, in large part because there appears to be a relationship between high levels of public spending and the various...
James Lawson
11 August 2010
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Clint Eastwood is perhaps the icon of macho film stars, and certainly one I would avoid duelling. He is a self-declared libertarian, stating in USA Today, “I like the libertarian view, which...
Andrew Melnyk
19 April 2010
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Several newspapers (e.g. the Guardian and the Telegraph) have recently carried obituaries of the English philosopher Antony Flew. These obituaries have emphasized the remarkable change of mind by...
Peter King
25 February 2009
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Those of us interested in extending personal freedom tend to make some rather glib assumptions in our thinking. For instance, it has been argued by several people recently on the IEA blog (with...
Richard Wellings
12 February 2009
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●  Philip Booth discusses the growing debt burden in the Yorkshire Post   ●  Eamonn Butler explains why political interference is creating a new banking crisis   ● ...
Peter T. Leeson
3 September 2008
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The idea that markets need government is as old as government itself. Even Milton Friedman believed this was true. As he put it: “government is essential both as a forum for determining the...

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