Date your political opposite and more articles from Jack Hunter, David Frum, Edwin G. Dolan, Tereza Sladkovská, Jernej Kosec, Ryan Holiday, Chiara Tolley, Abby Ohlheiser — FTN DAILY EDITION #112, Politics & Debate

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The libertarian case for universal basic income

At least give it a look.

Edwin G. Dolan for Niskanen Center:

So there you are. A UBI is a policy for pragmatic critics of well-intentioned but ineffective government, for classical liberals, and for advocates of personal freedom.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


Feeding trolls is still wrong

Do you want to get Alt-Right? ’Cause that’s how you get Alt-Right!

Ryan Holiday for Observer:

Someone like Milo or Mike Cernovich doesn’t care that you hate them — they like it. It’s proof to their followers that they are doing something subversive and meaningful.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


Love finds a way

You can have a beautiful relationship despite opposite political views.

Chiara Tolley for The Tab Sheffield:

I no longer define someone’s intelligence or moral compass based purely on what they do in a polling station, and I like to think he’s mellowed slightly as well.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


Drop the attitude and make a plan

To beat the likes of Donald Trump, we need to focus on agreeable goals.

David Frum for The Atlantic:

With the rarest exceptions […] left-liberal demonstrations are exercises in catharsis, the release of emotions. Their operating principle is self-expression, not persuasion.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


The dark fear rises

Speculation is taken for fact. And journalists are often not helping matters.

Abby Ohlheiser for Medium:

There’s a weird sort of relief that comes with believing you understand, at least, why a bad thing is happening, even if you’re powerless to stop it.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


Should EU stay or should EU go?

One question. To libertarian perspectives.

Tereza Sladkovská,Jernej Kosec for STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY:

Is the EU a bureaucratic, freedom trampling moloch? Or do its institutions guarantee us piece and prosperity like Europe has never seen before? Should we abolish the EU?

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


Enemy of the State in the USA and Sudan

Amir Ahmad Nasr, a Sudanese activist against islamic extremism, has been affected by Trump’s executive order.

Jack Hunter for Rare:

In February, Nasr was scheduled to speak at the International Students for Liberty Conference in Washington, D.C., an annual gathering of libertarian thinkers and activists, where he was to give talk on free speech.

Why Should a Libertarian Take Universal Basic Income Seriously?


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