They're arguing about anarchy this month at Cato Unbound, with Peter Leeson sticking up for statelessness in an essay that ranges from pre-colonial Angola to modern Somalia to the golden age of piracy. In the responses posted so far, Bruce Benson ponders why anarchism isn't as common as he and Leeson would like, while Dani Rodrik bites the bullet and defends the state. Still to weigh in: Randall Holcombe.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Many arms of government are unpopular with large swathes of the American population.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
The U.S. incarcerates people for petty crimes at an alarming rate.