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Will Taylor, LPUK, on The Daily Politics

This Election, Liberty is Libertarian

It’s been a while coming, but finally the Tories have officially broken with their more libertarian members – whatever else came out of their recent manifesto that much is clear. However, there is an oasis of liberty that is growing in direct response to the dearth – the Libertarian Party UK (LPUK).

The Collectivist Conspiracy

False Dichotomy: Left v. Right in the Ballot Box

Would it surprise you to know that choosing between left and right is not a real choice when you vote? Many people instinctively, or through experience, come to this realisation. Comedian Russell Brand made headlines during the last UK General Election by vocalising the pointlessness

Statism: The Most Dangerous Superstition

In this video Larken Rose introduces the dangers of placing blind faith in the state. As he explains: “The belief in authority leads everybody, good people, bad people, everything in between to advocate and do things they wouldn’t otherwise do, bad things they wouldn’t otherwise

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A Fresh Understanding of Patriotism

Patriotism often gets a bad rap and is frequently victim of the fallacy of association when only the most distasteful groups are used as examples of patriotism to undermine its true validity. In reality this is a distortion that needs correcting. As Daniel Hannan points out,

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Christopher Snowdon on the Erosion of Liberty

“We live in an era of outraged minorities and pressure group politics. Once people see government using the law to appease vociferous special interest groups, everybody wants a piece of the action. Had your feelings hurt by unkind words on social media? We’ve got a

The Price of Socialist Equality

The Price of Socialist Equality

Now that Corbyn has been chosen to head up the New Old Labour Party, it’s a good time to be reminded of why we never want them in power. “Mr Speaker, all levels of income are better off than they were in 1979. …what the

House Arrest

A Prisoner Without an Offence

This is a true story. One January morning, Y went to the cashpoint near his home to draw out some money. When the machine swallowed his card, he went into the bank, where he was told he needed to contact the card provider. He arranged

Europe Ahead

The Misdirection of EU Re-negotiation

What is the most plausible explanation for each administration basically continuing the same underlying theme regarding the EU, regardless of party? The current offer of a referendum by 2017 represents a ‘forced hand’ in response to the rising popularity of UKIP — Cameron’s show of

Ezra Taft Benson on proper role of government

Does government have the right to ____?

What does government have the right to do? Override your freedom? Allow others to override your freedom? On what basis? This presentation clearly and concisely explains the correct principles underpinning the proper role of government.