Things have been really heating up in Spain over the independence referendum passed by Catalonia’s people nearly a month ago. The president of Catalonia both declared that Catalonia had the right to secede from Spain and then immediately made it clear that he wouldn’t actually be seceding. Instead, he asked to negotiate with the Spanish central government “to arrive at an agreed solution to advance with the demands of the people of Catalonia” before demanding independence.

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Rodger is a long-time libertarian activist, the founder of PaxLibertas Productions, host of The LAVA Flow podcast, Vice Chairman of the NHLP, Regional Captain for the Foundation for New Hampshire Independence and former Chairman and Secretary of the Libertarian Party of Arkansas. Rodger has also served on the national Libertarian Party Judicial Committee.


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  • I’m seeing a lot of wonderful growth in the libertarian Anarcho-Capitalist movement in North and South America. But I’m not seeing European anarcho-capitalist movements. I would like to know about European AnCap libertarians.  Does anybody know?

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  • This article is fascinating because it brings together many elements which formulated my current philosophy. Many quotable lines and only a couple of flaws in the analysis but overall keen and mostly optimistic. Points I’m highlighting: FOCJ, myth of nationalism, Dunbar number, neo-medieval The closing paragraph makes me want to find more about the author.

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  • Have many of you read any or much of his works ?   And how influential do you think he is whether directly or indirectly in most Western nations? Notably the US.   Thank you all

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  • This is the place to discuss ideas for a new name for CYCLE…

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