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The Importance of Being Self-Taught

February 8th, 2017 (No Comments)

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Education Secretary this week. This was one of the most contentious and controversial confirmations in history. Those opposing her nomination cited a lack of experience in public education as a reason why she was unfit to serve. With all the controversy, it’s important to consider another argument. It really shouldn’t [...]

Why To Kill a Mockingbird Teaches Us to Challenge Our Beliefs

January 11th, 2017 (No Comments)

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. With everything that has been going on in the media recently, the phrase “fake news” has been used rather frequently. That is why, this year, it is more important than ever to conduct your own research, and [...]

The Five People You Meet In Politics

November 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The Five People You Meet in Heaven was written by Mitch Albom. It was published in 2003 and sold more than six million copies worldwide. It follows the story of an amusement park maintenance man named Eddie. [...]

What We Can Learn About Choosing Liberty from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken”

November 10th, 2016 (No Comments)

This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. This election cycle forced Americans to make some tough decisions- tough decisions regarding candidates they simply aren’t comfortable supporting. This led Republicans to support Democrats, Democrats to support Republicans and a record breaking percentage of the population [...]

What Paradise Lost Can Teach Us About Being Human

October 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

What Paradise Lost Can Teach Us About Being Human This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. It’s no secret that, politically, this year has been unprecedented. Electoral politics have dominated every media source for over a year, making it impossible not to notice the [...]

Big Government vs. Self-Government in Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’

October 4th, 2016 (No Comments)

Big Government vs. Self-Government in Shakespeare’s As You Like It This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. William Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It is known for the themes of marriage, forgiveness and love. However, upon closer examination, it can also be read as [...]

What Libertarians Can Learn from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

September 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

What Libertarians Can Learn from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. After nine years, J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, decided she was not quite done with telling the story of ‘The Boy Who Lived.’ [...]