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Bill Weld Didn’t Renounce Libertarianism by Supporting A Former Cabinet Member For Governor
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Bill Weld Didn’t Renounce Libertarianism by Supporting A Former Cabinet Member For Governor

An article last Thursday by Frank Phillips for Boston Globe said that former Gov. Bill Weld of Massachusetts was somehow betraying his Libertarian Party affiliation by appearing at an October 3 event with other prominent Massachusetts Republicans, including incumbent Gov. Charlie Baker, whom Weld has endorsed for re-election, and fellow […]

Libertarian Party Committee Adopts Change To How Vice Presidential Candidates Are Nominated
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Libertarian Party Committee Adopts Change To How Vice Presidential Candidates Are Nominated

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, September 20, 2017 – The committee that develops bylaws and rules for the Libertarian Party’s national convention over the weekend adopted changes to the process for nominating candidates for Vice President of the United States. Under the current and rather unique system used by the Libertarian Party, […]

Austin Petersen’s Campaign for U.S. Senate in Missouri Struggles To Gain Steam
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Austin Petersen’s Campaign for U.S. Senate in Missouri Struggles To Gain Steam

Austin Petersen, the distant runner-up for the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination last year, announced on July 4 that he was leaving the party and seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Missouri. The initial skepticism expressed by some libertarians seems to have been justified. Petersen’s campaign for U.S. Senate […]

Flame War Rages Between Tom Woods And Nick Sarwark Over Libertarian Party Purge of Racists
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Flame War Rages Between Tom Woods And Nick Sarwark Over Libertarian Party Purge of Racists

To many, libertarianism and white nationalism couldn’t be further apart. But there is a strand of individuals in the broader liberty movement that have espoused views akin to some of the Charlottesville protestors. This has prompted soul-searching, including a statement from the Libertarian National Committee denouncing white supremacists. Now, some […]