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  • DCC Steps in to Correct Traumatic Effects of Learn Liberty’s Comments on Feminism

    April Fools! Learn Liberty is back in charge, and everything the Department of Careful Communications (DCC) said about censoring and redacting our content is moot. Learn Liberty believes that the most effective way to challenge assumptions and refine ideas in a free society is to engage in respectful but frank dialogue—conversations [...]
  • How Entrepreneurship Provides a Helping Hand

    For many, a “helping hand” is supposed to come from the government, especially when it comes to things related to health care. But innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship are proving that this is not always the case. In the video below, University of Rochester Professor and e-Nable founder Dr. Jon Schull shows [...]
  • Efforts Redoubled to Stop Subversive Citizens Who Express Dissatisfaction with Government Health Care

    April Fools! Learn Liberty is back in charge, and everything the Department of Careful Communications (DCC) said about censoring and redacting our content is moot. Learn Liberty believes that the most effective way to challenge assumptions and refine ideas in a free society is to engage in respectful but frank dialogue—conversations [...]
  • Learn Liberty to Become Safe Space

    April Fools! Learn Liberty is back in charge, and everything the Department of Careful Communications (DCC) said about censoring and redacting our content is moot. Learn Liberty believes that the most effective way to challenge assumptions and refine ideas in a free society is to engage in respectful but frank dialogue—conversations [...]
  • Tax Season is Here: Don’t forget your oyster-related tax breaks

    It’s March, which means the deadline to pay your taxes is just around the corner. That makes it a great time to reflect on the complexity, and sometimes the absurdity, of the U.S. tax code. The federal tax system alone is over 10 million words long, and each state has [...]
  • President Obama Visits Cuba, Promotes Freedom

    This month, President Obama visited Cuba, becoming the first sitting U.S. president to do so since 1959. The President has been criticized for normalizing the U.S. relationship with Cuba, in light of the country’s Communist regime and human rights abuses. That list of abuses, according to a 2015 report by Human [...]
  • Taxation is Theft: A Case Study in Memes

    Recently the hearts and minds of internet users have been captivated by a simple yet radical sentiment expressed in meme form. Step aside “taxation without representation,” there’s a new taxation meme in town: Taxation is Theft. The following are the best taxation is theft memes we here at Learn Liberty have [...]
  • Featured On Demand Program of the Week: Sexonomics

    Do you feel like you’re looking for love in all the wrong places? Are you sick and tired of swiping to the left, when all you want is a few good swipes to the right? You have a great personality. You’re smart, and gainfully employed. You’re also incredibly good-looking and even [...]
  • All McDonald’s Hamburgers Taste the Same, But You’ll Need a Crash Course in Economics to Know Why

    Markets can be regulated by the figurative force of competition or by the literal force of government. Which better protects buyers and sellers? Contrary to popular belief, regulation by competition usually renders regulation by government either unnecessary or counterproductive. Regulations are usually presented to the public as a matter of guarding [...]
  • Tiny Sombreros and Even Smaller Free Expression Protections

    Two members of the student government at Bowdoin College faced impeachment proceedings for committing an “act of ethnic stereotyping” because they attended a party where some guests wore tiny sombreros. It’s the kind of story that will make you want to reach for the tequila. But it’s also one that [...]
  • Social Justice Warriors Need Free Speech

    Advocates of social justice have actively fought against free expression in recent years because of the alleged negative emotional impact it can have on marginalized people. In their effort to stifle speech they disagree with, they’ve called for the imposition of trigger warnings and safe spaces, as though they have [...]