This thread is not for me to ramble, but for others to give some advice.
Over at Charlotte Gore's place you can often find a lively and serious level of discussion from the anti-statist/anti-collectivist camp.
Now, there are a number of questions that their comments raise in my mind and I'd like to see if they can settle some answers.
Is state power a necessary evil? Must the use of power result in necessarily evil outcomes?
What is 'envy politics'? Is it envy which forces 'have nots' to pay their bills? Or is envy what you get because people can't pay their bills? Isn't this just code to stigmatise any form of interventionist redistribution?
If it is impossible to consider making any alliance with anyone with 'statist' sympathies, how can they consider engaging the machinery of state from a position of government? What are the minimum limits of government?
Is it a realistic ambition for the Libertarian party to win MPs within a decade and be in government within two decades, when the current membership is less than that required to form a full list of candidates for parliament?
Who are the Libertarian party (LPUK)? What are the names of their leading spokespeople? What policies can one expect from a LPUK manifesto? What track record of delivery/implementation and holding to account have they got?
Anyway, Charlotte also writes of creating a linked network of discussion thread where digressions and new lines of inquiry can be explored.
I hope the above 5 points are enough get a response started... now it's over to you.
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