Articles by Nicholas Sarwark

Nicholas Sarwark

Nicholas Sarwark is Executive Director of the Libertarian Policy Institute. He served as Chair of the Libertarian National Committee from 2014 to 2020, a period of unprecedented growth. Over the last two decades, he has worked as a systems developer for a major non-profit, tried over 30 cases to a jury as a deputy public defender in Colorado, and managed the oldest independent car dealership and loan company in Phoenix. He founded Wedge Squared Strategies in 2019, a strategy, communications, and campaign consulting firm that helps individuals and organizations maximize their impact on the world. Licensed to practice law in Colorado and New Hampshire, he lives in Manchester, New Hampshire with his wife Valerie and their four children where they volunteer to build a better local community.

You Probably Shouldn’t Go to Law School

Written with editing and contributions from Bruce Godfrey. Introduction If you are reading this article, you probably shouldn’t go to law school. We know this...

A Libertarian Path Forward from COVID-19

Introduction One year ago, we published “A Libertarian Approach to COVID-19” to outline libertarian ways to handle a novel respiratory virus that became a global...

Making Higher Education More Useful and Affordable

American higher education costs too much, delivers too little value, and has saddled an entire generation with debt they cannot escape. Everyone agrees that there...

Opportunities in 2021: What will the new year bring for Libertarians?

It’s the last month of a very eventful 2020. The election is over, or at least close to over, and things are not that much...

Breaking Free From a Broken Criminal Justice System

Nearly 250 years ago, the Founders of this country broke free from a system of government they had known their entire lives, from traditions and...

Make Policing a Profession

The key difference between a trade and a profession is simple. Trades are regulated externally. A profession is self-regulating. Trades have unions. Professions have bar...

“Shall Issue” Entry Visas: A Fix for a Broken Immigration System

“Shall issue” entry visas for immigrants would create a more free labor market, reduce the national debt, deny organized crime syndicates the illicit profits from...

A Libertarian Approach to COVID-19

Introduction As the entire world faces the challenge of an infectious pandemic, there have been people insisting that there are no libertarians in a pandemic...

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