This upcoming weekend, the Pasadena Convention Center will host the third annual Politicon. This is a nonpartisan 2-Day event for political junkies. There are many political media figures who will be there, along with past, current and upcoming candidates for office. IPR readers might remember Austin Petersen, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination in 2016 (now running for office as a Republican).… Read more ...
This was sent to the members of the Libertarian Party National Committee
July 20, 2017
Subject: Perhaps “Working with White Nationalists” Is Not the Best Approach?
Dear members of the Libertarian Party of Florida Executive Committee:
July 12, 2017
Stephen Colbert probably drew good ratings for his Tuesday show, which featured Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, the latter making some very minor news by announcing on The Late Show that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent.… Read more ...
July 4, 2017
Over two centuries ago, our founding fathers declared fierce and open opposition against their own government. Today, I invite you to do the same with me. Today, I proudly announce my intention to run for United States Senate.
My campaign will be bold, unapologetic, and fearlessly Libertarian.… Read more ...
Welcome to July! For some of us, this is a month for vacation. For others, it’s a month to hang out at the beach. It also means we’re halfway through the tumultuous year of 2017. For those of who who read and comment on IPR, it ‘s another month to discuss third-party politics and independents.… Read more ...
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 ...