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Boo Review: Sister Revolutions

The West Coast Libertarian Foundation website has been offline for a while as it had been hacked. It is now on a more secure server and hopefully won’t be subject to further attacks. It had been quite a while since anyone had posted a new article here in any event, so to relaunch it I […]

Two Exciting Conferences

Two Exciting Conferences this coming weekend! There are two exciting conferences coming up this weekend. The first is on Saturday organized by the Students for Liberty at Simon Fraser University. Its focus is freedom of speech and the event is called Freedom to Offend. Preregistration is required at their website. The featured event will be […]

B.C. Libertarian Party Convention

B.C. Libertarian Party Convention Oct. 8th Members please note that the Libertarian Party of British Columbia will be holding its convention on October 8th. Details here. https://www.facebook.com/events/1034511113332026/ Date: October 8, 2016 Time: 10 AM – 3 PM Location: Room 560 at Columbia College, 438 Terminal Ave, Vancouver The Libertarian Party of Canada’s Regional Caucus will be holding […]

Nationhood Means Nothing

Recently Paul Geddes, VP of the West Coast Libertarian Foundation, received a letter from the head of a writing group putting together a book to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation next year. The general theme is “What is it to be a Canadian?” The writer was seeking input from various sectors of society including […]

Check Out My Own Personal Blog

Marco here.  I started my own personal blog on Aug. 30th called The Jolly Libertarian. Although I will still post the occasional post here, they will usually be posted at my personal site first. You’ll find it here.  The Jolly Libertarian I have been meaning to get more back issues of various libertarian newsletters from […]

Book Review: In Defense of the Corporation by Robert Hessen

Reviewed by Marco den Ouden There has been a lot of antagonism towards corporations. Surprisingly, not all of it from the left. I’ve come across a fair number of Facebook posts and articles from purported libertarians condemning the corporation as a creation of the state, and arguing that corporations wouldn’t exist in a true free […]

Book Review: The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels by Alex Epstein

Reviewed by Marco den Ouden Despite claims from some climate change activists, Alex Epstein is not a climate change denier. He readily acknowledges that the climate has changed in the last century. But the change, he avers, is insignificant and manageable when you look at the big picture. From 1910 to 2010, the average global […]

Kingsman the Movie: Brief Review

By Marco den Ouden Just saw the new movie Kingsman: The Secret Service. It has a very libertarian feel to it. The movie is a bit of a spoof on the spy movie genre, which crosses the gadgetry, high tech wizardry and violence of the James Bond films with the stylishness of The Avengers (the […]