How a Libertarian became a Pennsylvania State Police Informant

How could a libertarian anarchist become a police informant, you ask? It’s quite simple really. According to the grapevine, a bright college-age libertarian lady studying in Philadelphia stands accused by Pennsylvania state police of selling drugs they don’t like to an undercover cop on seven occasions. She’s looking at seven [reportedly now thirteen (13)] felonies. […]

Green Politics

Guatemalan Rain Forest Latest Casualty of War on Drugs and “Public” Property

The Daily Green reports on fires in Guatemala’s Mayan Biosphere Reserve set by “narcoranchers” in order to open arable land for coca crops. While writer Dan Shapley would like to blame this problem on American drug habits he overlooks a couple of salient facts. This practice would not be necessary if coca and cocaine were […]


Use of Illegal Narcotics OK but not Production?

There’s a good discussion going on over at Objectivist Living about the regulation of illegal drugs. Here’s what the OP has to say. I propose that individuals who use dangerous drugs in violation of the law not be penalized, but that it remain illegal to produce and sell dangerous, addictive drugs. I believe that allowing […]