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by Mario Rizzo The New York Times magazine has an interesting, if somewhat uncritical, article on Cass Sunstein, the Obama regulation czar. The “best” part is the section about me: Some scholars dislike the strong, if subtle, governmental hand that is embedded in this last proposal. It seems more forceful than a…

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Yesterday morning, Green MP Gareth Hughes posted a British Greens’ video about how other politicians are a bunch of squabbling children but the Greens are above that. It’s only the Greens who offer a “true alternative to the establishment parties” and their “same childish Punch & Judy politics”. Later that same day Greens co-leader James …

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The Non-Non-Libertarian FAQ

April 8, 2016


Nintil

The Non-Non-Libertarian FAQ

aka The webpage you will always remember for changing your political views, maybe 🙂

Contents

0. Introduction

A. Economic Issues

1. Externalities
2. Coordination Problems
3. Irrational Choices
4. Lack of Information

B. Social Issues

5. Just Desserts and Social Mobility
6. Taxation

C. Political Issues

7. Competence of Government
8. Health Care
9. Prison Privatization
10. Gun Control
11. Education

D. Moral Issues

12. Moral Systems
13. Rights and Heuristics

E. Practical Issues

14. Slippery Slopes
15. Strategic Activism
16. Miscellaneous and Meta

Epilogue


Introduction

0.1: Who are you, what is this?

For me, see in the About section of this site.

This is a response to Scott Alexander’s Non-Libertarian FAQ, initially written in 2010 and revised in 2013. Note that his FAQ is not called the Anti-Libertarian FAQ. In the same spirit, this FAQ does not defend libertarianism, but criticises arguments offered against libertarianism.

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