The pinnacle of entrepreneurship is “Uberizing” your respective industry. Grab surplus-value and create a new business out of it. Airbnb is the Uber for sleeping. There’s an Uber for dog walking. It’s a pretty clear formula, that, if done right, is clearly profitable. Libertarianism has an analogous formula for producing a freer world. No, it isn’t Gary Johnson. It isn’t even Ron Paul: it’s WikiLeaks.
The 2020 election is just around the corner and each candidate wants to grow the government more. Beto O’Rourke wants to take your guns, Trump is continuing endless wars overseas, and even the supposed libertarian Bill Weld wants to re-enter the Paris Climate Accords. Is all hope for preserving our freedoms and liberties gone?
On Monday, the people of Canada turned up in droves at voting stations across the country to choose who will rule them for the next several years. Though it was a tight race for several hours, Justin Trudeau eventually won a second term. Deservedly missing the news, however, was the Libertarian Party of Canada. Earning a paltry 8,281 votes, the Libertarians received less than a fourth of the support they received four years ago. It gets worse, though: the satirical Parti Rhinoceros Party ranked just above the Libertarians.
71Republic interviews Libertarian Candidate for Kentucky Governor, John Hicks. Hicks talks election reform, second amendment, teacher-pension crisis, and more.
At 6 AM on July 4, 2019, the Washington Post published an Op-Ed by Representative Justin Amash of Michigans 3rd Congressional District in which he announced his departure from the Republican Party.