First year review (2015)

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Inspired by the huge potential for change provided by the sheer number of liberty activists brought to New Hampshire by the Free State Project, the Rights Brigade was founded in January of 2015. Its mission was to organize and direct activism efforts advancing human liberty, with a focus on effectiveness and professionalism, and document these efforts.

The challenge presented to building and effectively mobilizing a grassroots army on such a scale was stark: a staff of one and zero funding. Even more challenging, the Rights Brigade eschews both a traditional for-profit system and the usual nonprofit model. Instead, it relies entirely on volunteer activism, with leadership organizing operations and committing to the organization’s activism goals, compensated only by voluntary donations in Bitcoin, and by the satisfaction of knowing the world has been made a better place. [Read more…]