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Libertarianism news and analysis from The Nation
November 4, 2016
Why Bill Weld’s Political Heresy Matters
The Libertarian Party’s veep nominee has been making the case for Clinton—and reading George Orwell.
August 19, 2016
Jill Stein Should Be Part of a 4-Way Presidential Debate
Even those who do not back third-party contenders should recognize that open debates are vital for robust democracy.
April 7, 2015
Rand Paul Loves Big Government
When it counts, the newest Republican presidential candidate sides with autocrats who thwart local control, democracy and, yes, liberty.
February 11, 2015
Libertarian Medicine From Rand Paul, MD
July 28, 2014
Disgraced Coal Baron Don Blankenship Rebrands As A Libertarian Activist
Coal baron Don Blankenship spotted at libertarian Freedom Fest.
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July 23, 2014
No, Millennials Are Not All Libertarians
Young Americans’ fondness for high-tech innovation could suit our need to shake up the political system.
January 30, 2013
Libertarian Mugged by Reality
Perhaps it’s time to revise the old saw that the ivory tower breeds liberals, and the “real world” makes them conservative.
May 20, 2010
Garbage and Gravitas
Ayn Rand was a melodramatist of the moral life: the battle is between the producer and the moochers, and it must end in life or death.