Interested in Libertarian ideas, but i have two important dilemmas and would appreciate feedback from this side. Thank you in advance!
Firstly, what is the libertarian view on large corporations such as Amazon and Google. Maybe not “libertarian view,” but rather your views on the relationship between power, money, and the government. I am personally a big supporter of small business and my ideal world would certainly have more emphasis on these smaller(not necessarily family owned restaurants) businesses rather than larger corporations that I fear are only going to grow into something relatively close to a monopoly. I find that I strongly agree with important libertarian views, and do generally support smaller government, i just fear where we are headed in terms of economic power and influence.(just to note: i am not saying higher tax rates are an answer, im moreso just wondering what a libertarians view would be on the topic.) Another issue is climate change. Feel free to offer evidence that contradicts my point here, but I do fear for the current trajectory of the state on the Earth. This includes but is not limited to “global warming.” I feel that the government should be mostly limited and service the people, but this is one area where I could see government intervention being a net positive. Maybe in a way that offers incentives rather than punishment. Again, if I am wrong on the potential danger the environment is facing I would be more than happy to re-evaluate my position, but if it is true, something would need to be done to save the natural Earth. I am mostly against strong power structures to begin with(mostly the reason for my first question.) and i find many of my core values in line with what I’ve read about this party. (In fairness I have not done extensive research but i am certainly planning to). The two biggest dilemmas I have, personally, are as stated above and I would appreciate some feedback/insight from people who follow the libertarian ideology. Sorry for the long post, just wanted to be thorough.
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