No Common Ground
Libertarians and identitarians don’t mix. Also: Refugees and the value of liberty. — FTN DAILY EDITION #124, Politics & Debate
Can’t play with us
Why Milo and Richard Spencer are not the victims here.
Nobody’s rights were violated.
We are having a hypocritical debate about refugees in the West.
Uganda, for example, took in more refugees from South Sudan in 2016 than the total number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean into Europe over the same period.
Democracy is under attack.
It is fundamental to our modern humanity to be sovereign citizens with a say over our own lives and societies.
Just to reiterate
Liberty is better for you.
People in economically free societies live longer and have healthier lives. They enjoy greater political freedom and can better defend their human rights.
The case for nice libertarianism.
There is a segment of the population of self-described libertarians — described here as brutalists — who find all the above rather boring, broad, and excessively humanitarian.
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