“There is a holy mistaken zeal in politics as well as in religion. By persuading others, we convince ourselves,” or so said the forgotten English writer Junius in the mid-18th Century. When I read his words the other day I was reminded of other situations where ideology and ignorance of history replaced reason. Operation Unthinkable […]
LearnLiberty, a project of the Institute for Humane Studies, has just released a new video on military intervention between former Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Jan Ting and economist Bryan Caplan. A shorter video, Does a Stronger Military Make Us Safer? is available here. Caplan’s work on pacifism can be found here, here and here.
On Friday, March 30th Antiwar Radio host Scott Horton will speak at Brave New Books, 1904 Guadalupe St. Austin, Texas as part of the liberty conference, Free the Slaves, Stop the Wars, End the State. Keynote address by internationally renowned antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan at 6:30pm Central Time. The two day event offers to “expos[e] […]
The Case Against the Next War is “a concise package on foreign policy with Iran and Israel because [young activists] desired a resource to show parents and family something with integrity,” says Nick Hankoff. The 26 year old media consultant created the presentation for his local GOP group which as he noted in a brief […]
In September, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Campaign for Liberty’s Liberty Political Action Conference. In attendance were many right learning people who are new to libertarians ideas, particularly anti-intervention. As part of Come Home America, I am learning how to speak to conservatives about peace. Part 1 Part 2
Robert Bergdahl addresses the people of Pakistan. His son, U.S. Army PFC Bowe Bergdahl, was captured by the Taliban in Paktika Province, Afghanistan on June 30, 2009.