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Ralph Nader: Fed Guarantees Unproductive Debt and Perilous Speculation

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial yesterday on his website Nader.org. 

The Federal Reserve Board – our unaccountable Central Bank – needs more citizen and Congressional supervision.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Here is What I am Fighting for

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent the following fundraising pitch today to her email subscribers:

Over the past week I’ve been asked several questions from both Republicans and Democrats regarding where I stand on the issues.

Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s records of policy failures, racism, and inappropriate behavior are making many traditional voters reconsider who they will cast their ballot for.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: Navigating COVID-19 but Leaving Americans’ Liberties Intact

Darrell Castle, the 2008 vice presidential nominee and 2016 presidential nominee for the Constitution Party, wrote the party’s official statement, released today, addressing the coronavirus pandemic. 

A Response to the Crisis by the Constitution Party

In the management of the current national crisis involving the Covid-19 virus, the actions of the Federal Government are unprecedented and violate the Constitution of the United States in many ways.… Read more ...

Ron Paul: The Federal Reserve: More Lethal than Coronavirus

Former Congressman Ron Paul was the 1988 presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party. His two runs for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and 2012 brought notice to the libertarian movement.  He published the following editorial on the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity site today: 

Last week the Federal Reserve announced it will keep interest rates at or near zero until the economy recovers from the government-imposed shutdown.… Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 6 & 7

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series were posted here.  Part 3 was posted hereRead more ...

Jacob Hornberger: An Open Letter to Libertarians

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger today posted the following Open Letter to Libertarians on his campaign blog:

Dear Fellow Libertarian,

For 30 years, I have battled for liberty in the educational arena as founder and president of The Future of Freedom Foundation, a non-profit educational foundation whose mission is to present the principled case for libertarianism (and which, as a non-profit, does not endorse my candidacy).… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh: Stimulus Checks Are Here!

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Adam Kokesh sent out the following fundraising pitch today about how supporters can spend stimulus checks the federal government handed out:

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There are some libertarians out there that really hate taking anything from government.

I am not one of those libertarians!

My good friend Prof. Walter Block has written extensively on the issue, a good overview of his arguments on ethically taking from the government treasury can be found on the Mises Institute’s website HERE.… Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Part 3

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series were posted here.  Part 3, addressed to supporters of Amash, was published yesterday and is posted below:

Some of Congressman Justin Amash’s supporters are upset with me over Parts 1 and 2 of this series and have leveled three critiques against me on social media.… Read more ...

Jacob Hornberger: Justin Amash, LP Interloper, Parts 1 & 2

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jacob Hornberger, whom the readers of IPR previously interviewed, has started a series on his campaign blog about Independent Congressman Justin Amash.  Amash is reportedly considering a bid for the Libertarian presidential nomination.  Parts 1 and 2 of Hornberger’s series, published yesterday and today, are posted below: 

Part 1 – The CIA

After almost two years of trying to decide whether to run for reelection to Congress or to seek the 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, this week Congressman Justin Amash finally announced that he suspended his congressional campaign in February and signaled his intent to formally seek the LP presidential nomination within a few days.… Read more ...

Darcy Richardson Discusses the Alliance Party

Historian Darcy Richardson, an IPR contributor, is still seeking the presidential nomination of the Reform Party, however, a new party in the works has grabbed his attention.

The Alliance Party, founded in 2018 with a merger of the American Moderates Party, the Modern Whig Party, the American Party of South Carolina, and later joined by the Independence Party of Minnesota, the American Alliance Party, and the Independent Party of Connecticut, plans to pick a presidential ticket April 25 in an online convention. Read more ...

Ralph Nader Writes Letter to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, a 1996 Independent presidential candidate, 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following letter to Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell Tuesday and published it Wednesday on his website Nader.orgRead more ...

Ron Paul: Will Coronavirus End the Fed?

Former Congressman Ron Paul was the 1988 presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party. His two runs for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and 2012 brought notice to the libertarian movement.  He published the following editorial on the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity site today: 

September 17, 2019 was a significant day in American economic history.… Read more ...