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You Are Not Oppressed

You Are Not Oppressed

David Bone July 7, 2017 0

Are you oppressed? Has the stern jackboot of oppression ever stomped on your neck? Have agents of the state questioned your life choices and thrown you into the back of a black unmarked van

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The Case for Legal Gambling

The Case for Legal Gambling

Ryan Thompson November 7, 2016 0

There are two overarching reasons to support legalised gambling: liberty and economics. Given the intensive regulation of the gambling industry, it is clear that the state has fulfilled its duty of care as far

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The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

The Hillsborough Shirt Arrest is Depressing on Every Possible Level

Thomas Walker May 31, 2016 2

Yesterday, a man was arrested for wearing a shirt in a pub. There are parts of the world where that occurrence wouldn’t seem out of place. In some countries, arresting citizens for speech is commonplace,

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Can Libertarianism Ever Be A Viable Force In British Politics?

Can Libertarianism Ever Be A Viable Force In British Politics?

Backbencher April 24, 2014 2

The upcoming European elections, like every election, will present a dilemma for British libertarians. Ignoring the option of not voting at all, which party deserves the libertarian vote? Providing they supply some candidates, they

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Liberty League 2014!

Liberty League 2014!

Jennifer Salisbury-Jones February 7, 2014 1

If you are reading the Backbencher, then you are exactly the sort of pro-liberty sort that should be coming to Liberty League’s Freedom Forum this April. Liberty League supports a network of students and

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Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Richard Elliott January 4, 2014 0

And he might just win Early this morning GMT/late last night Stateside, libertarian favourite and Republican Senator Rand Paul announced his intention to sue the NSA as a result of the leaked information in

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Britain Is Great With Refugees

Britain Is Great With Refugees

Lee Jenkins December 30, 2013 2

The law, the facts, and our history make a compelling case for accepting refugees. Following a somewhat confused and contradictory flurry of UKIP positions on Syrian refugees, Facebook and Twitter descended into their time-tested

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How to get into Bitcoin, Litecoin and other CryptoCurrency in the UK

How to get into Bitcoin, Litecoin and other CryptoCurrency in the UK

Olly Neville December 6, 2013 6

With the boom in Bitcoin many people are looking at the digital currency boat and trying to see how to get on board before it sails out of port. While coin may be making

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Cryptocurrency and the sovereignty of the individual

Cryptocurrency and the sovereignty of the individual

Backbencher December 5, 2013 2

Freedom of exchange is pivotal to the freedom of the individual Institutions are slow to adapt. Last week Commons Speaker John Bercow launched a special commission on digital democracy, a mere decade after near

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Why Libertarians Will Never Get Immigration

Lee Jenkins November 20, 2013 7

Why do libertarians have such a hard time understanding, and being understood, on the most contentious issue? Next to taxation, immigration is possibly the most contentious and emotive issue of the last decade. This

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