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WATCH: Justin Amash at LPAC 2014

Watch liberty champion, Congressman Justin Amash, address attendees at the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference in September: (more…)

Be a True Austrian Whiz Kid

By: Julian Hassan

Here are some average Americans who became millionaires by planning for their retirement. Anyone can have a fulfilling life working behind the scenes while saving through thrift and a grasp of sound economics. Thrift is the virtue of being prudent and economical about money, which was a social asset in the era of the American founding, unlike the social disapproval that thrift-stores or a discount lifestyle often attract today. What do all these millionaires have in common? (more…)

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WATCH: Thomas Massie at LPAC

There is no stronger advocate for liberty in D.C. than Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie. Check out his speech from LPAC 2014 here:

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Containing the Minimum Wage

By: Julian Hassan

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Kip Tindell, CEO of the Container Store, pays his employees $50,000 a year, that’s twice the national average. In a few months, he is expected to become chairman of the National Retail Federation, an industry group. In this position, he hopes to moderate industry views, so that more companies accept a higher minimum wage. However, what enables Tindell to pay his customers higher wages is his focus on growth and productivity in his particular company. These are the exact characteristics that a forced, blanket minimum wage discourages and works against.

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WATCH: Dr. Ron Paul’s Speech at LPAC 2014

Campaign for Liberty Chairman, Dr. Ron Paul, gave a great speech last month at LPAC 2014. You can view the entire thing here: (more…)

Will Video Taping Police Stop Brutality?

By: Julian Hassan

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Last week, Rare.us interviewed Larry Hohol, a police officer from Luzerne Pennsylvania, on the 11-hour beating of Robert Leone that took place in 2011. Leone has now filed a lawsuit.

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National Service is Anti-Liberty and Un-American

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By: Ron Paul

Former Clinton Administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich recently called on the government to force young people to spend two years either “serving” in the military or performing some other type of government-directed “community service.” Neoconservative Senator John McCain has introduced legislation creating a mandatory national service program very similar to Reich’s proposal. It is not surprising that both a prominent progressive and a leading neocon would support mandatory national service, as this is an issue that has long united authoritarians on the left and right.  (more…)

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Get Paid for Your Internship

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Are you working an unpaid internship next Spring? Do you love fighting for liberty? Want to get paid for your internship?

Ok don’t answer that last question. Just go apply for our internship grants. We’ll pay you! (more…)

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WATCH: Rand Paul at LPAC 2014

Check out Sen. Rand Paul’s speech from the 2014 Liberty Political Action Conference: (more…)

Leonard Liggio, always first behind the scenes

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By: Julian Hassan

Yesterday, Leonard Liggio, a beacon in the liberty movement passed away. The Atlas Network, where he served as Executive Vice President of Academics, wrote a tribute:

Leonard’s career advancing liberty spanned seven decades, during which time he served as the President of the Mont Pelerin Society, the Philadelphia Society, and the Institute for Humane Studies, where he later continued to serve as its Distinguished Senior Scholar. He was a professor at George Mason University, a visiting professor at the Universidad Francisco Marroquín, a board member of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and a Trustee of Liberty Fund.

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