One Left-Libertarian’s Voting Strategy

by Daevid Glass

As a market anarchist, I’ve always believed the electoral process has little to offer me, but for one reason or another, I couldn’t help myself from voting. Being passionate about politics, the mainstream discourse had an allure for me. The fact that no parties represent my views made deciding which was the least evil a fascinating puzzle. My conclusion was something like this: (a) in a safe seat, vote for a regionalist party if available, (b) if not, vote Green (as they have some decentralist policies, advocate Universal Basic Income and are non-interventionist), or (c) if in a marginal, vote towards the Left to help alleviate poverty. I’ve been asking myself some questions to reconsider my views, and have now changed my mind. Continue reading