All posts by Max Bibeau

Max Bibeau is an editor and journalist for 71 Republic. As a former Objectivist, Max is heavily influenced by Ayn Rand and loves to delve into discussions and analysis of moral and political philosophies. Max is also extremely interested in economics, and follows the Austrian School closely. At his high school in Dripping Springs, Max is also the captain of the congressional debate team. Max also swims on his school's swim team in his free time, and reads political novels whenever possible. To contact Max, feel free to email him at

The Status of Marijuana in Texas

The extremely conservative state of Texas has recently taken surprising steps towards accepting cannabis, through decriminalization and medical efforts.

The Controversial Way Iceland Has Almost Eliminated Down Syndrome

The country of Iceland is on track to completely eliminate Down syndrome in their country through an extremely controversial program: eugenics.

71R Exclusive Interview With Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Jake Porter

On August 8th, 71 Republic editor Max Bibeau interviewed Jake Porter, a Libertarian Party candidate for Governor in Iowa.

71R Book Review: Arguments for Liberty

71 Republic Editor Max Bibeau reviews the book Arguments for Liberty edited by Aaron Ross Powell and Grant Babcock.

Bitcoin Reaches Record Value

Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency currently on the market, has reached a record high value of $3409 at about 8:00 am on August 7th according to Coinbase.

BREAKING: Venezuelan Rebels Attack Military Base

Venezuelan rebel groups have turned increasingly violent as the socialist country continues to face difficulties regarding food supply, police overreach, and tyrannical policy.

UN Imposes Harsh New Sanctions on North Korea

New sanctions on North Korea have been passes unanimously by the UN Security Counsil.

Minorities Become The Majority In Harvard’s Class of 2021

In a report to the Boston Globe on August 3rd, Harvard confirmed that 50.8% of its freshman class is nonwhite.

HBO The Victim of Alleged 1.5 Terabyte Hack

By Max Bibeau | USA   Home Box Office, the multibillion dollar entertainment company better known as HBO, has suffered a major hack of its systems. The hack has compromised countless documents and has led to the leaking of episodes of shows, images, and more. The issue was made public through a report sent to ...

Why New Hampshire Is Becoming The Epicenter of The Liberty Movement

New Hampshire has a fitting state motto: "live free or die."