(60) Even more starkly antilibertarian
is courts' enforcement of employers' sex-based grooming codes.
If someone advocated legalizing drugs, ending rent control, lowering tax rates, voting for Ron Paul - and placing Rothbard's books in public libraries - in order to enhance state coffers and reputation, this would be antilibertarian
. But this is also rather unlikely.
Note here that the antilibertarian
image of the market as a "jungle" is the exact opposite: antilibertarians
allege that there is no way to reconcile freely the interests of workers and employers, producers and consumers, owners and tenants, debtors and creditors, citizens and foreigners, and so forth, and therefore, they say, politics must intercede.
There will be no "clearly libertarian" policy with "antilibertarian
laws, such as criminal prohibitions on
To object to taxing but not to spending is obviously antilibertarian
on any serious understanding of the view-apart from being (to put it somewhat bluntly)-just plain stupid.
It is true that I try to avoid commitments to antilibertarian
views that libertarians would find offensive.
Taking up Harry's cause was his son, Tim Hoiles, who considered the company's decision in the 1980s to enter the TV business antilibertarian
(by that point, it owned 24 daily newspapers).
It allows us to view the anti-bureaucratic enterprise culture and 'excellence' movement not only as a result of antilibertarian
thinking or lack of formalization, but also as a pattern of thinking that may produce an attitude where the legitimate bureau cracies of a liberal--democratic state can be overruled in the name of the grand idea, be it only on behalf of efficiency and effectiveness or with an allusion to a more political agenda such as 'liberation management' (Peters 1992).
These more regressive, antidemocratic, and antilibertarian
features of Poland's 1791 Constitution reflected a burgeoning Polish nationalism.
And so to protest his innocence he inserts gratuitous antilibertarian
sneers wherever in the text he finds an apt - or not-so-apt - occasion.
A war effort is not necessarily antilibertarian
on the whole--ridding a territory of slavery or the world of a Hitler obviously has a libertarian resonance--but the exceptions are rare.