Tag Archives: science fiction

Ralph Nader: Inside Bezos – A Five-Year Old Boy – Outside, A Cunning Extraterrestrial Profiteer

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, sent the following fictional account last week to his e-mail subscribers.

Jeff Bezos touched down after his 10 minutes, 10 second vertical 66 mile zoom above Earth.… Read more ...

L. Neil Smith: Stop Censorship Now

L. Neil Smith, a Libertarian Science Fiction author and activist, posted the following statement on his Facebook page yesterday.  Smith was actively involved in the early Libertarian Party and unsuccessfully sought the party’s 2000 presidential nomination, though the Arizona Libertarian Party placed his name on the ballot that year as the party’s nominee. Read more ...

New in the public discourse: Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist?

(excerpt from) The Atlantic Wire
Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist?

by Max Fisher on July 26, 2010

Most political journalists are also nerds, so it was probably only a matter of time until someone started debating the politics of Star Wars. This particular discussion started when an official with the Canadian prime minister’s office sent out a press release announcing that the forthcoming national census would be optional.

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