1968 is one of those special four-digit numbers that conjures up searing and contradictory emotions. Put the word "May" in front of it, and former hippies will smile at the memory of anarchic Paris protests while the squares they were tormenting scowl. Change that word to "Chicago," and the reactions may well be reversed. It was also the year that Reason magazine was born. In his column from our special 45th anniversary issue, Editor in Chief Matt Welch explains how Reason and freedom have changed since our humble founding in that turbulent year.
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.
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
The government's surveillance of Carter Page might not have been improperly motivated, but it was still seriously flawed.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
No, but that's not stopping a litigious vegan from making his case.