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CROSS: Environmentalism’s Zero-Sum Game

CROSS: Environmentalism’s Zero-Sum Game

The Wall Street Journal published a piece by Caleb Rossiter titled, “Sacrificing Africa for Climate Change.”  The author, a self-admitted leftist, concedes that today’s environmental movement is no longer concerned with global warming…er…climate change, but rather de-industrialization at any cost.  He notes the substantial role electricity and fossil fuels have played in making life on Earth happier, […]

Democracy, War, and the Myth of the Neutral State

Democracy, War, and the Myth of the Neutral State

Edtor’s Note: This is a selection from “The Problem of Security: Historicity of the State and ‘European Realism’” found in the collection The Myth of National Defense edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe. The constitutionalist claim to justify the State’s monopoly of violence has been challenged directly by the radical libertarian tradition (Molinari) and by individualist anarchists […]