Why Traditionalism and Libertarianism are not Incompatible (Godfrey Bloom)

Godfrey Bloom gives a great speech to the Traditional Britain Group (2014), regarding the natural congruence of libertarianism and traditionalism. Say what you will about the sporadic, less than savoury outbursts that he's infamous for (and there is indeed plenty to say), his grasp of the English legal tradition, and how British liberty is inseparable… Continue reading Why Traditionalism and Libertarianism are not Incompatible (Godfrey Bloom)

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Sean Gabb on State Censorship and Corporate Censorship

A short and interesting discussion on censorship at a state and corporate level. I tend to hear more left-wingers like Chomsky talking about corporate censorship and the problems of limited liability, so it's interesting to hear the perspective of a more conservative-minded libertarian. Find the original post with full manuscript here

Intellectual Property in an Ideal World

These are some preliminary thoughts I have on the legal legitimacy of intellectual property, which may be liable to change once I've researched this subject more scrupulously. I don't believe that design models should be protected. Let's use the products of three major corporations as examples - McDonalds, Nike trainers and the iPhone. If an… Continue reading Intellectual Property in an Ideal World

Some Thoughts on Shariah Law Courts

For those that don't know, British law can be broken into two major categories: Public and private law. Public law is made up of administrative, constitutional and most importantly, criminal law. Because criminal law is part of public law, if you break a criminal law you will be prosecuted by the state itself. If somebody… Continue reading Some Thoughts on Shariah Law Courts