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The Truth About Tibetan Buddhism: There's more to this ancient religion than Hollywood celebrities would have you believe, by Brendan O'Neill (7/28)

The Art of the Unbelievable: The trouble with Illinois politics, by Steve Chapman (7/26)

Forced to Be Free: What burqa bans, anti-TV crusades, and Leonard Peikoff have in common with the reform movements of the antebellum era, by Jesse Walker (7/29)

These Buds Are for You: Legal marijuana would be a boon for California consumers, by Jacob Sullum (7/28)

A Libertarian Rebel: Ridley Scott gets Robin Hood right, by Cathy Young (7/30)