VIAction Wire: Philosophy

the living wage

Addressing the Living Wage

Since the mid- to late-1800s, better working conditions have been proposed by both activists and government bureaucrats, with constant political pressure on entrepreneurs having yet

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quit helping or go to jail

Quit Helping or Go to Jail

This article, “Quit Helping or Go To Jail,” was written by our volunteer David Day. Living in south Louisiana was difficult in 2005, specifically because

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unschooling and voluntaryism

Unschooling and Voluntaryism

It’s safe to say that people in the liberty movement are fans of alternate school choices—the farther distance from government involvement the better.  Private schools

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capsized by charity

Capsized By Charity

“Capsized By Charity” was written by Oliver A. from The Liberty Quill. “Far too many equate compassion for the poor with support for government welfare

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christmas carol

A Very Voluntary Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of my favorite Christmas stories. The classic tale of Ebeneezer Scrooge’s redemption from heartless miser to generous philanthropist

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it's a voluntary life

It’s a Voluntary Life

This essay by Sean Gale is the winner of VIA’s 2020 Higher Education Grant essay contest. The state has consistently used force to monopolize every

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