Thursday, December 14, 2017

Justice

An AR-15 in Every Home

3D Gun Printer Cody Wilson on the Right to Resistance, Hacking the Media, and Trump "It doesn't matter what the origins of the Second Amendment were," says Cody Wilson, creator of the first 3D-printed gun...

Kiriakou on WikiLeaks and Trump

John Kiriakou knows a lot about leaking classified information. He went to prison for it. A former CIA agent who said too much about the Bush-era torture program, he’s also the first CIA leaker to...

Immigration Is a Winner on All Fronts

Matthew Iglesias touches all the bases in his Vox article "The Case for Immigration." "For those who believe in the principles of the Declaration of Independence and the value of America’s ideals, accepting a future of decline...

The Power of Passivity

Three years ago I wrote “Passive Voice“, an indictment of those who use that sentence form to shift blame from the actual culprit to some amorphous & anonymous scapegoat, or even to the victim....

Culture, Society, and Freedom of Association

The right to be let alone in a world of cultural diversity The right to be let alone, as Justice Louis Brandeis famously put it in “Olmstead v. United States”, is commonly associated with the...

Immigration Controls Are Socialist

In the classical-liberal age of 19th-century Europe, there were no immigration controls. Here is how Gustav Stolper — a German economist, classical liberal, and an immigrant — described the world he had known: This economic...

Four Decades & Counting: Continued Failure of the War on Drugs

Cato Policy Analysis NO. 811 Private individuals and policymakers often utilize prohibition as a means of controlling the sale, manufacture, and consumption of particular goods. While the Eighteenth Amendment, which was passed and subsequently repealed in...

The Acquittal Verdict In The Philando Castile Case Is An Abomination

It is a genuinely open question whether an American police officer can do almost anything without suffering criminal consequences. Americans have a profoundly stupid and misguided deferential attitude toward law enforcement, one which presumes...
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