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Video: Should libertarians vote for Biden, Jorgensen, or Trump in the next presidential election?
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 8/04, 4:29pm
That was the topic of an online Soho Forum debate held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. It featured George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin; Angela McArdle, the chair of the Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County; and Francis Menton, a retired attorney who blogs at Manhattan Contrarian. The debate was moderated b...(Read more...)
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Universal Basic Income is Capitalism 2.0
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 7/30, 3:29pm
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Is RoR on line again?
Posted by Sam Erica on 6/12, 8:05am
Testing, testing, testing. Am I the first to notice that RoR is on line again after a long hiatus? ...(Read more...)
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After a devastating gas pipeline explosion, Massachusetts ends licensing exemption.
Posted by Luke Setzer on 3/18, 11:27am
Following the disaster, the National Transportation Safety Board investigated the incident and consulted with NSPE. The Society and NTSB staff spent several weeks discussing the engineering licensing process, its standards, and NSPE’s opposition to licensing law exemptions. NSPE shared several documents, includin...(Read more...)
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Asteroid Success
Posted by Stephen Boydstun on 9/28, 3:02am
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Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its 'Intolerant' Liberal Culture
Posted by Luke Setzer on 8/29, 7:58am
Mr. Amerige, who started working at Facebook in 2012, said on his personal website that he followed philosophical principles laid out by the philosopher and writer Ayn Rand. He posted the 527-word memo about political diversity at Facebook on Aug. 20.  On issues like diversity and immigration, he wrote, "you can either...(Read more...)
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Professor’s contract with students: ‘Drop the class immediately if you are triggered by free speech’
Posted by Luke Setzer on 8/23, 1:09pm
A professor has taken a novel approach when it comes to dealing with the increasing number of students railing against and even shutting down academic ideas they don’t agree with: a contract.(Read more...)
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China Assigns Every Citizen A ‘Social Credit Score’ To Identify Who Is And Isn’t Trustworthy
Posted by Luke Setzer on 4/26, 10:26am
When Liu Hu recently tried to book a flight, he was told he was banned from flying because he was on the list of untrustworthy people. Liu is a journalist who was ordered by a court to apologize for a series of tweets he wrote and was then told his apology was insincere. ...(Read more...)
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Intelligence Squared US Debate: THE MORE WE EVOLVE, THE LESS WE NEED GOD
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 4/12, 1:13pm
Some mighty powerful subjectivism on the opposing side, the likes of which I don't know if I've ever really heard aside from an Ayn Rand villain. ...(Read more...)
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Trump calls for death penalty for drug dealers
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 3/19, 2:27pm
President Donald Trump on Monday rolled out his three-part plan to tackle the opioid epidemic -- including some programs long championed by public health advocates -- but it's the proposal to impose the death penalty on drug traffickers that has raised the most eyebrows.(Read more...)
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