Christiania, a squatters' settlement at an abandoned Copenhagen military base, has a reputation in some quarters as a living example of applied anarchism. Friends who have visited the place have a somewhat less romantic view: they tell me it exists somewhere on the continuum between democracy and potocracy (n: rule by a mostly benign assortment of pot dealers). Either way, I'm sorry to learn that the Danish government is making plans, yet again, to kill it.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
The First Amendment doesn't come with an exception for "disinformation."
It can be hard to see what's in front of you, especially when you're struggling not to see it.
Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Package Includes More Stimulus Checks, State Government Bailout, $15 Federal Minimum Wage
On the brighter side, Biden wants 100 million vaccinations in 100 days and will push for immediate school reopenings.