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Are social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter merely private companies? By Kahler Nygard

It's hard to ignore the debate raging across the country and on social media.  Online chatter has only gained steam as the President of the United States has been deplatformed and Ron Paul was purportedly banned by Facebook also, later deemed a “mistake”.  Many Libertarians believe Facebook, Twitter, and Amazon are privately-owned companies that can

LPMN EC Approves Resolution to stand with the individuals targeted for opening their businesses and homes.

WHEREAS Individuals have the ability to determine for themselves acceptable risk in choosing how to use their own properties or property to which they are welcome to visit WHEREAS The First Amendment protects free assembly among all consenting parties WHEREAS Governor Tim Walz' executive orders are unilateral, arbitrary, and a clear violation of The Constitution

Official MN/Minor Party Covid-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATION

*URGENT POLICY CHANGE REQUEST ~ TO ACCOMMODATE THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATION MADE FOR MINNESOTA HEALTH SAFETY ~ AS IT APPLIES TO CURRENT MINOR POLITICAL PARTY PETITIONING PRACTICES AND REQUIREMENTS* TO: Governor Tim Walz & Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan; Secretary of State Steve Simon; the State Senate’s Government Finance and Policy and Elections Committee; and the

2020-03-15T18:11:48+00:00March 15th, 2020|0 Comments

What is Libertarian Socialism? By Winona Rachel

Any mention of the word socialism in the same sentence as libertarian often provokes a variety of skeptical responses: “But that’s an oxymoron!” “That’s just not possible.” “That exists?” However, anti-authoritarian politics and socialism have been closely tied since nascency, and libertarianism combined with visions of worker ownership of production and non-hierarchical property relations is

2020-01-02T14:10:48+00:00January 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Libertarians And The Cashless Future By Jennifer Oswald

Around 30% of payments are made using cash, making it still the most popular form of money transfer. However, research suggests that Generation Z are significantly less likely to carry dollar bills than Millennials and soon we could be entering a cashless society. In the future all transactions could be electronic, meaning that they can

2019-12-10T11:34:40+00:00December 10th, 2019|0 Comments

THE CREDIT SCORE IS STILL THE LOAN SCAPEGOAT – BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE By Jennifer Oswald

  The Department of Housing and Urban Development recently revealed that OneWest would pay $7 million to the California Reinvestment Coalition [2], after it was found that the bank was biased against certain applicants who wanted to apply for mortgages. Latinos and African Americans found it harder to apply for loans, and the entire process

2019-09-05T08:49:57+00:00September 5th, 2019|0 Comments

LPMN Chairman Chris Holbrook on Justice & Drew/Press Roundup

  Breaking down the  LPMN lawsuit over MN voter suppression: On 8-21-19 The Libertarian Party of Minnesota filed a lawsuit case no. 19-cv-2312 in US District Court. The complaint was filed by Erik Kaardal of Mohrman, Kaardal and Erickson, p.a. This was announced in a joint press conference earlier today at the Minnesota State Office

2019-08-22T18:13:25+00:00August 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

What The Future May Look Like For Homeschooled Graduates by Jennifer Oswald

https://www.pexels.com/photo/four-women-standing-on-mountain-1574650/ Homeschooling your children in Minnesota sets them up for success in college and beyond. Homeschooled college seniors achieve an average GPA of 3.46 versus 3.16 for other seniors, and they also graduate college at a higher rate (66.7%) than their peers (57.5%), CBS News reports. But what about life after graduation? While there's no statistics on what

2019-06-09T10:23:01+00:00June 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Minnesota elections: Why we must open the gate to minor parties Our state’s current restrictions on groups like Libertarians are, well, un-American. These three reforms will help level the playing field. By Chris Holbrook

“Nothing flatters vanity, nor confirms obstinacy in Kings more than repeated petitioning, and nothing has contributed more than that to make the King absolute.” — Thomas Paine It is high time we modernize election law in Minnesota. Statute 200.20.subd.7 states that a minor political party must achieve 5 percent of the statewide vote in the

2019-04-17T14:15:04+00:00April 17th, 2019|0 Comments