In Defense of Political Radicals

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Sometimes, life imitates shitposting. Under the guise of conducting research, I've come to join and like an absolutely inordinate amount of politically-inclined shitposting groups and pages. It's bad, to the point where normie posts about meals, trips and life achievements have been completely drowned out in political compass memes and…

Free Dakota: A Review

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Let me start this off by stating that I'm probably not the good person to review fiction. Following my review of The Free Market Existentialist, Dr. Irwin offered to send me a review copy of his recently released Free Dakota, and I gladly accepted after highlighting the fact that I…

The Free Market Existentialist: Review and Musings

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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When I first joined the libertarian camp through my membership and subsequent candidacy in Trois-Rivières for the Libertarian Party of Canada, I had low expectations as to quality of the philosophical discourse I would be hearing. In terms of political philosophy, I had read mostly classical and post-war liberals (those…

The Libertarian Case for Bernier

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Libertarian discussion groups on Facebook are filled with vitriol, and that's putting it lightly. Our reputation for infighting precedes us, but I believe that the same thing could be said about ideology-based communities; if the Marxist meme pages I following on social media are any indication, we're not alone in…

On Electoral Reform

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Version française à venir! In the halls of the Social Sciences faculties like the one that I am just coming out of, there is lots of recurrent criticisms about the current state of democracy world-wide. Freshly imbued with the theory of how democracy should work, it is all so easy…