Friday, 11th November 2016 — Politics and Debate
FTN Daily #34 — After Trump — True vs. Fake in capitalism — A Lithuanian guerrilla manual — and more
Fear Not Trump — We Advance Society With Ideas, Not Politics
We need not fear the orange one. As long as we take public discorse back from politics. Op-Ed by Yaël Ossowski for Freedom Today.
An American Post Mortem
With Trump elected, paradoxically, there is hope. An editorial by the FTN Editorial Team for Freedom Today.
Make Trump and Clinton Voters Friends again
Maybe it cannot turn your foe to friends, but at least artificial Intelligence could be a helpfully tool for understanding each other — for example Trump and Clinton Voters. An interview with Spencer Greenberg, the founder of the non-partisan organization ClearerThinking.org by Anthony David Adams for ExtraNewsfeed.
Why Clinton lost the Election
It was not because Trump was so good that he will become the next President of the United States. Clinton was simply too bad, says David French for National Review.
True Capitalism vs. Fake Capitalism
Free-market capitalism is out of favor. But is the running system really a market economy or do we live in a fake-capitalism? Nicole Gelinas for City Journal.
Bring Libertarianism up to date
Does Libertarianism fail in challenging the issues of the 21. Century? Maybe it’s just need an update. The challenge for libertarians “is to find ways to update their doctrine to address today’s problems, while retaining and amplifying the useful parts”, says Noah Smith for Bloomberg.
When Voters refuse Peace
The Rejection of the Peace Accord between the Columbian Government and the FARC-Guerilla by the Voters shows that Referendums maybe aren’t the best tools in a democracy. Shlomo Ben-Ami for Project Syndicate.
How to Fight your Aggressive Neighbor — Lithuanian Style
Neighbors know each other. So Lithuanians know best, what it’s like to be a neighbor of Russia. The Small Country began disseminating a 75 Page Warfare Manual, where you can find Everything from Small Arms and Armor Identification to Basic First Aid and Survival Skills. Richard Kilgore for Breach Bang Clear.
Hayek and the Idea of a Basic Income
Libertarians and the Idea of a Basic Income are naturally not going Hand in Hand. So why did Friedrich Hayek — one of the major Icons of the Libertarian Movement — support it? Matt Zwolinski for Libertarianism.org.
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