It’s that time again: time to start a new open thread for the month of June. There will undoubtedly be plenty to talk about, so here is a space for anyone to share something that isn’t quite on topic for any of our articles. You all know the drill: just don’t slander or plagiarize anyone, and you’ll probably be just fine.… Read more ...
Excerpt from HI: Human Investment
Historical Examples of the Free Market utilizing Percentage As You Earn (%AYE) Finance & Finansurance for solving major problems and with large numbers of individual agreements.
Written by Brock d’Avignon, 1978; Edited by Melinda Pillsbury-Foster, 2017
Historical Probe #2
Privateering Goes to War 1775 – 1782, & 1812 – 1815
Privateers’ %AYE Financed Defense of Free-Market America
Once upon a time, 792 stock-share owned and privately armed rebel warships set sail against their government’s barriers to free trade.… Read more ...
Found on Facebook
By Shane Trejo
May 11, 2017
Libertarian Party Vice Chair Releases Controversial Anti-Military Manifesto
Libertarian Party vice chair Arvin Vohra released a divisive manifesto last night deriding the institution of the military, promising a coordinated effort to counteract “the lies and bluster military recruiters use to dupe young men and women” in the months to come.… Read more ...
Nickolas and Crystal Wildstar
Nickolas Wildstar Seeking To Be the First Black Governor of California
Political activist and rap artist Nickolas Wildstar is running for governor as a candidate of the Libertarian party in the 2018 California Gubernatorial election. Were he to win he would be the first Black person to ever be elected as governor.… Read more ...
Posted to LPNevada.org:
May 7, 2017
For immediate release:
LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2017) – The Libertarian Party of Nevada is proud to announce today’s historic launch of the Cuban Libertarian Party – José Martí in Havana. Following the Castro regime’s recent persecution of Cuban libertarians, a determined group of activists in Havana banded together in a libertarian political party named after Cuba’s founding father, who died in Cuba’s war of independence from Spain.… Read more ...
William Norman Grigg, RIP
By Marc Montoni
April 12, 2017
Libertarian freedom-fighter William N. Grigg passed away suddenly today.
He was 54.
Grigg is survived by his wife Korrin and their six children. If you value and care about the stalwarts of the libertarian movement, be aware that medical costs and the loss of the family breadwinner will be a hardship — so please consider showing others that Libertarians care about our own – by throwing in a few dollars for the family:
This was sent to us anonymously. It spells out a long-awaited resolution to the dispute over who the rightful leaders of the Libertarian Party of Oregon are.
After six years of infighting over the Libertarian Party of Oregon, the feuding factions have declared a truce.
In 2011, there was a bylaws crisis that made it practically impossible to make quorum at convention.… Read more ...
In a stunning commentary on the results of the 2016 Presidential campaign, participants from both the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions admit they wish they’d listened to the candidates from the other political parties.
“When I see the result of the DNC choosing Hillary as our candidate, I realize maybe Gary Johnson [the Libertarian Party’s Presidential candidate] not knowing of any world leaders he respected wasn’t such a bad thing”, said an anonymous source, who admits to being a delegate at the Democratic convention.… Read more ...
By D. Frank Robinson, co-founder of the LP and founding chair of its Bylaws Committee
Historically, an American political party has not been a consistent entity; rather, it has been an ever-changing mix or coalition of individuals and groups who use the institution of a party to advance their own particular economic and social goals through a charismatic figure for President – when available.… Read more ...
WILL YOU BE IN D.C. MARCH 16TH? JOIN US!
On March 16, 2017, our LOLA DC Chapter is celebrating
Women’s History Month by hosting an event open to
WOMEN and MEN recognizing three mothers of liberty: Isabel Paterson, Rose Wilder Lane, and Ayn Rand. Check out their Facebook Event page by clicking HERE!… Read more ...
It appears that a new month has already started. Well, you all know what to do: this is your space to post anything you wish to share with your fellow IPR Readers. Hopefully, it will have something to do with our main topic of third-party and independent politics, but we won’t hold you to that.… Read more ...