Why Ross Ulbricht Must Be Pardoned

I’ve written about Ross Ulbricht before, but I want as many people as possible to know about this horrible miscarriage of justice.

I’ll be brief, but I want you to have the facts. I think they matter a great deal, not only for getting Ross out of prison – a place he clearly does not belong – but because the administration of justice in America, at least in cases that people in power care about, has been deeply corrupted. Continue reading “Why Ross Ulbricht Must Be Pardoned”

Why Americans Shouldn’t Respect Offices or Laws

It has become a common belief among Americans that they should “respect the office” of an official, even if they don’t respect the person holding that office. The same, of course, goes for “the law.” And while I understand that people saying such things are trying to be virtuous, they are mistaken. Continue reading “Why Americans Shouldn’t Respect Offices or Laws”

We Must Stop Trying To Be Unassailable

Guilt, as I’ve noted before, is the great vulnerability of the Western world. I’ll pass up an explanation of why for today, but the validity of this statement is made ever so clear by the fact that political types rise to power by championing one class or another of victims, portraying everyone else as somehow guilty. It works brilliantly, and by it bizarre and unbalanced people leap into power. Continue reading “We Must Stop Trying To Be Unassailable”

Why I Don’t Care About Secret Bad Guys

Millions of decent people are wasting their time and energy, trying to identify the secret bad guys of the world, then prove that they’re right.

What I want to say is that it’s a magnificent waste. Even worse, monster hunts keep people with strong ethics on the Establishment Plantation.

So, here are five reasons why I’m not interested in secret bad guys: Continue reading “Why I Don’t Care About Secret Bad Guys”

2020: The Year The System Showed Its Real Face

(Originally published September 28, 2020.)

As we grew up, nearly all of us were inundated with stories of our glorious national fathers, our beautiful democracies, and so on. And being young, we for the most part believed them. The system gave us our prosperity, our comfort, our medicine, our sense of importance. Continue reading “2020: The Year The System Showed Its Real Face”

Single Issues Will Now Be Available

Starting Tuesday, April 16th, you’ll be able to buy single issues of our Free-Man’s Perspective and Parallel Society subscription newsletters.

Over time our subscription model evolved into a fairly large all-or-nothing deal: subscribe and get 150+ issues; don’t subscribe and get none of them. It is now time for a new model. So, please take a look through the issues that are now available:  it’s almost certain that several will interest you.

Our 12-issue subscriptions are still the best deal (and come with bonuses), but from here on, all our issues are for sale. Again, please look through the lists: a lot of important things are covered and you won’t find the same kind of coverage anywhere else.

We’re not expecting any bugs in the new build, but if you run into one, please let us know.

Thank you for your interest and support.


Paul Rosenberg