Tag Archives: protests

Suppressing our liberties

By Nathan Barton In These Times (which I believe is a leftist webzine) has an exultant article by Peter Cole about how wonderful the most Tranzi of unions, the Dockworkers et al, just shut down “fascists” in California and were … Continue reading

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Nationalists and supremacists – segregated by color?

By Nathan Barton The scene is familiar in the second decade of the 21st Century, especially in university towns.  A “protest” march (not quite a mob) of people bearing signs and torches and chanting slogans winds its way down a … Continue reading

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Election aftermath: an update

By Nathan Barton It’s Friday morning, and the news reports that anti-Trump protests have continued to spread (CNN). Police (rightly or wrongly) have declared the protests in Portland, Oregon, to be a “riot.” Protesters in Oakland have begun using Molotov … Continue reading

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The election aftermath: Irrational reactions and our reaction to them

By Nathan Barton On the day after the 2016 election for Massa, colleges and universities across the nation had to begin treating students for PTSD – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or perhaps more accurately Post-Trump Stress Disorder). It seems their students … Continue reading

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Economics, Populist Fads, and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-20B By Nathan Barton Governments are organizations where “group-think” is a large part of how they do things. They are unaccountable to the mechanisms of the free market. And they are made up of people (both the elite … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 October 2015, #15-41A:

By Nathan Barton My discussion in the last commentary on free speech was eerily echoed by an excellent column by Walter E Williams in Townhall about suppressing free speech: as he points out, it is growing more common and more … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-52C: Christmas Eve!

By Nathan Barton Christmas Eve Gift!  And a Merry Christmas. If you look, although there is a lot of bad news, there are plenty of good things around.  Between storms and shootings and bombings, we still find a lot of … Continue reading

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