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…

Brexit is the EU's Ultimate Test

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I don't like independence referenda, and Brexit was not an exception. As with all things political, they invariably end up being subject to manipulation from every side with skin in the game. Campaigns get real dirty real quick, and why not? In the end, the result is decided by numbers…

Does Realism Need a Saviour?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Alexander Kirss' recent article publish on War on the Rocks caused quite the stir in the foreign policy circles in the last days: apart from being a flamboyant example of insubordination from a fellow to it's think thank, it added fuel to the fire of what some now call the…

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…