Soliciting donations is absolutely essential in order to sustain activism, be it the on-the-street type or the digital kind. And make no mistake that activism, especially through community building, is essential to build a more libertarian future. We build better libertarian communities not by vilifying market exchange but by offering better products.
Americans’ charitable giving continues despite the economic downturn. I contrast this fact with the common opinion that, if not for government aid programs – e.g. food stamps, Social Security, unemployment insurance and Medicare – poor people would be dying in ditches by the side of the road while white men in top hats told them […]