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Do Trump’s Liberal Critics Seem Increasingly Unhinged?

Anti-Trump fervor is making liberals far more illiberal. Commentators in The Washington Post and The New York Times have called for selective censorship of ideas and doctrines they...

Wartime Tyranny Against Eugene Debs

Civil rights do not fare well in wartime, tested against the feverish jingoism of the martial spirit. As the old adage goes, inter armas silent...

Local Paper From Ohio Reviews Scott’s New Book, Discovers “Endless Outrages” in Afghanistan

The U.S. war in Afghanistan began in 2001, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attack. That was 16 years ago, and our war there threatens to...

But Without Taxation…

The inescapable conclusion that taxation is theft has led to countless people asking for alternative forms of funding. Meeting this challenge is essential for...

Free Markets Reduce Consumption Inequality

How’s this for irony? While progressivism and socialism promise free goods and services but never deliver, markets deliver all the time. Free stuff in the...

Republican Tax Reform Plan: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Last month I did a preliminary libertarian analysis of the Republicans’ newest tax-reform plan. I concluded that their “Unified Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code”...

Why Mislabeling Keeps us Stuck in Partisan Politics

The biologist Stephen Jay Gould wrote that “ategories often exert a tyranny over our perceptions and judgments,” adding that “e do not ponder the bases of...

Due Process Is Fading Away. Thank the National Security State

Equating mere allegations of misconduct with definitive evidence is a growing habit in the United States. That tendency is most prevalent regarding national security...

The Seen and the Catastrophic Unseen in Our Criminal Justice System

Thank you. Thank you to the Reason Foundation, and to the judges who saw merit in my work and honored me with this award. It's...

State Department Will Boost Hungary’s Anti-Orban Media

Hypocrisy may be the only consistent guiding principle of US foreign policy. Here's a prime example of the "do as we say, not as...
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