When Does Tradition Become Tyranny? (Isaac Morehouse)

To harmonise the creative and exploratory virtues of unbounded liberty with the wisdom and resilience of tradition is the task of every great libertarian thinker. In his essay Beyond Conservatism: Reclaiming the Radical Roots of Libertarianism, Keith Preston offers some sobering thoughts on the subject: "There are numerous areas of life where people live by… Continue reading When Does Tradition Become Tyranny? (Isaac Morehouse)

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The Fruits of Same-Sex Marriage (Rod Dreher)

Here's an interesting discussion on same-sex marriage that I came across in The American Conservative. Rod Dreher discusses how the situation in Britain has unfolded, and how the innocuous inclusion of same-sex couples to legally marry lead very quickly to demands for all religious institutions to host and honour gay marriage, whether their canon admits… Continue reading The Fruits of Same-Sex Marriage (Rod Dreher)

Interview with Keir Martland

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Keir Martland, leader of the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK (or Mises UK). This is a rebranding and continuation of the Libertarian Alliance as previously spearheaded by Sean Gabb. From Keir's personal bio: 'Keir Martland is┬áthe Director of the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK, having previously been Director… Continue reading Interview with Keir Martland

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