|Posted on April 27, 2012 at 8:00 PM|
Death Penalty: Blue and yellow mean abolished or only special circumstances; light brown is not in use, brown is judicial murder still legal. As the death penalty-which kills inmates often abused children, rights workers, or those with clear mental problems in cold b...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 27, 2012 at 1:10 PM|
|Posted on April 26, 2012 at 2:50 PM|
Countries in Red still enforce the practice of enslavement by conscription. Those in blue or orange do not or only in emergencies, or are moving towards abolition.
LIO Libertarians are pleased at the advances in rolling back coerced conscription to militaries or to so-called 'national service,' a project spearheaded by LIO Fellow No...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 25, 2012 at 12:05 AM|
|Posted on April 21, 2012 at 1:15 PM|
|Posted on December 18, 2011 at 8:25 AM|
Ever-genial Nizan Ahmad of Bangladesh, long-time LIO fellow and new Conference lead co-editor for South and West Asia, is congratulated by LIO Fellow Nobelist Dr. Milton Friedman on the opening of his Think Tank. The Conferences will be fully operational into 2013.
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|Posted on December 1, 2011 at 9:35 PM|
TBILISI, Georgia, October 2008--(Updated,Reposted)
Looking at world trouble spots, Tom Krimanovic, a human rights leader in Serbia, summarizes the view: "Don't Send Marines. Send Libertarians." De-coercion and education are great citizen thought-tools for peace and...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 1, 2011 at 6:20 PM|
LIO Fellow John McCarthy, hailed as Father of Artificial Intelligence (AI), organized first AI conferences.
(Repost Nov 1) While the world was focused on Steve Jobs, LIO Observer John McCarthy passed on October 24, and is recalled as a, if not the Father of Artificial Intelligence (he coined the term) and advocate of many innovative ideas in both space and urban develo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 5, 2011 at 12:35 AM|
Anthony Atala demonstrates work on rejection free printable organs that will both solve the organ donation crisis and make practical immortality in reach within decades, suggest experts. Libertarians are holding workshops to head off efforts to block the organs by fanati...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 1, 2009 at 12:35 PM|
Mayor Art Olivier cut crime over 40% with citizen teams.
The paradigm is Libertarian voluntary methods cannot address crime...only more police, punishments and prisons can as the core job of government. Think again.
As mayor, Libertarian Art Olivier cut crime over 40% in 2 years while by refusing to expand police functions or rais...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 18, 2009 at 11:03 AM|
Left: Liberal-Libertarian Carlos Lemos Simmonds, former President of Colombia and author of "The Thief State," held early high-level colloquia on drug and personal rights policy, as LIO advisor and former LIO Advisory Chair, with many Latin and EC leaders. Calling for "common sense for harmless users" he was also famed for risking his life and leading the fight that put major v...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 14, 2008 at 12:44 PM|
Costa Rica, October 2008--The myth is that Libertarians can't get elected to high office and are right-wing anyway. Change your paradigm.
Libertarian centrists are pushing conservatives and progressive wings to think anew with a hardening line as they declare choice an inherent theme of human right...Read Full Post »