Based on classical liberalism and Age of Enlightenment philosophies, the party advocates for a minimal state, where the responsibility of government is limited to administering the police, military, and justice system. The Capitalist Party believes that the state should be prohibited from compelling its electorate, and exists only to protect individuals from aggression, theft, and fraud. In accordance with the party's motto, the foundation of this platform holds that an individual owns his or her own life, is responsible for his or her decisions and prosperity, and that each has the inherent right to autonomously pursue his or her private interests to the extent that those pursuits do not violate the rights of another.
With convictions firmly rooted in the values of Western constitutionalism, the Capitalist Party believes in the separation of powers between the three branches of government: executive, legislative, and judicial. This system of checks and balances will, according to the party, ensure that personal freedoms are secure and will prevent the rise of statism.
Economically, the party is dedicated to laissez-faire, which advocates for a free market, devoid of invasive regulations and taxation. The party views individual sovereignty as an inalienable natural condition, and holds that regulatory practices impede upon self-determination and self-ownership, thereby inhibiting individual freedom and innovative productivity. To that end, people should collaborate freely, under peaceful and voluntary conditions, without the coercion of state intervention.
The Capitalist Party advocates for a gradual dismantling of the warfare-welfare state and encourages people to get off the bandwagon in the future when they have had enough of personal freedom. The Capitalist Party has also ended the debate between Libertarians and Objectivists by simply agreeing to postpone the debate till the Night-watchman state has been reached. The Capitalist Party does have a defined philosophy based on classical liberalism making it easier for its spokespeople to answer the hundreds of detailed questions coming from a potentially hostile media in the future.
National leadership serves on the Central Executive Committee (sentralstyre), which currently includes leader Arnt Rune Flekstad, deputy leader Roald Ribe, and party secretary Geir Hoksnes. Members constitute the party's legislative body, selecting leadership and protocols at the annual regional (årsmøte) and national (landsmøte) conventions.
The party's youth wing is The Capitalist Youth (Liberalistisk Ungdom). Established in 2004, The Capitalist Youth was originally affiliated with the Liberal People's Party until transitioning to the Capitalist Party in 2014.
|2014–2015||Espen Hagen Hammer||Agnethe Johnsen||Eigil Knudsen|
|2015–2016||Arnt Rune Flekstad||Roald Ribe||Eigil Knudsen|
|2016–2017||Arnt Rune Flekstad||Roald Ribe||Eigil Knudsen|
|2017–2018||Arnt Rune Flekstad||Roald Ribe||Geir Hoksnes|
|Akershus||Deniz Strengehagen Gungør||Paal Clemet Wenger Hagene||Espen Hagen Hammer|
|Aust-Agder||Harald Dreier Ludianos||Geir Steinar Svoren|
|Buskerud||Magnus Hermansson||Kjetil F. Pedersen||Morten Stenersen|
|Finnmark||Stijn Van den Bruel||Bjarne Høgmo Hasselberg||Nina Høgmo Hasselberg|
|Hedmark||Erlend Buflod||Andreas Auke||Tore Flobergseter|
|Hordaland||Jon Refsdahl||Jørgen Gundersen||Robert Telstø Ekreskar|
|Møre og Romsdal||Henning Van Duffel||Kristian Einset Stomsvik|
|Nord-Trøndelag||Anders Hynne||Markus Walderhaug||Kent Roger Ingulfsvann|
|Nordland||Mathias Finstad||Robert Israelsen|
|Oppland||Lars Jøran Nordberg||Amund Farberg||Tor Valåmo|
|Oslo||Roald Ribe||Bastian Winde Harbo||Harald Hansen|
|Rogaland||Ronny Skjæveland||Kjell Bakke||Roar Aardal|
|Sogn og Fjordane||Tor Even Eide||Hogne Kirkebø||Jan-Øyvind Lorgen|
|Sør-Trøndelag||Dag Vikan||Erlend Mørk|
|Telemark||Benjamin Bringsås||Espen Braathen|
|Troms||Espen Kaspersen||Peter Krogseng Magnussen||Agnethe Akereng Johnsen|
|Vest-Agder||Kenneth Tolås||Hans Eivind Eikaas|
|Vestfold||Ole T. Hoelseth||Martin Hem Høven||Ole P. Christensen|
|Østfold||Bjørn Erik Adolfsen||Terje A. D. Markussen||Bjørn Marius Osrønningen|
The Capitalist Party held their second national congress in the center of Oslo in April 2016.
The Capitalist Party held their third national congress in the center of Oslo in April 2017.
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