In the never-ending battle of political and philosophical ideas, the facts on the ground—current government policy and the way we talk about it—would seem to indicate that the limited government, individual freedom side of the debate is losing the argument. Yet as Editor in Chief Matt Welch observes in his column from Reason's June 2012 issue, the battle of ideas is a long slog, with surprising victories awaiting the persistent and defeats facing the complacent.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
A Professor Tried To End a Flirty Email Exchange With a Young Woman. Then She Threatened to Blackmail Him.
When the grad student threatened to publicize their embarrassing correspondence, he reported her. But the university decided he was the villain.
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Inspector General Michael Horowitz's Testimony on FBI Failures Should Be a Wakeup Call for the Media and the GOP
Republicans were wrong to side with the state on privacy issues, and the media was wrong to lionize anti-Trump G-men.
The initiative would leave untouched all the city regulations that've made it so hard to start a business in the first place.