Authors » Matt Bufton
Matt Bufton is the Executive Director of the Institute for Liberal Studies (ILS), an Ottawa-based educational non-profit that delivers programs for university students across Canada.
Posted: May 4, 2018
Last month C2C Journal published an argument in support of “Fusionism” by conservative policy expert and political activist Sean Speer. It posited that conservatives and libertarians are natural philosophical allies who should work together to elect Conservative governments. Speer originally made his case in a public debate at Carleton University earlier this year with leading Canadian libertarian Matt Bufton. Bufton’s rebuttal, adapted for publication, counters that Conservatives are philosophically unreliable allies that libertarians ought to avoid bedding down with, and instead market their ideas to any party willing to implement them.
Posted: June 27, 2016
Everyone who thinks the U.S. presidential contest between “Crooked Hillary” Clinton and “Lyin’ Donald” Trump is the worst choice American voters have ever faced should think again. Sure they’re both awful, writes Matt Bufton, but no worse than the parade of slave owners, warmongers, and megalomaniacs who have competed for the presidency in the past.
Book Review: Book Review: Progress and Property Rights: From the Greeks to Magna Carta to the Constitution
Posted: November 27, 2009
Review of Progress and Property Rights: From the Greeks to Magna Carta to the Constitution , by Walker Todd.
Issue Article: Disaster Socialism: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Future of Conservative Politics
Posted: June 22, 2009
In her best-selling book The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism , Naomi Klein argues that times of crisis have been used to impose free-market reforms on an unsuspecting populace.
Articles by Matt Bufton
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