We're Rolling Out Reason Plus!


If you're a paid digital subscriber or a donor (of $50 or more) and you're logged into you should be seeing a beautiful, user-friendly, ad-free version of our website right now!

That's because you've been automatically upgraded to Reason Plus, our new digital product that includes:

  • Ad-free browsing at You can browse the site without video ads, popups, overlays, and other distracting third-party advertisements.
  • Invitations to exclusive live online events featuring Reason journalists.
  • Commenting privileges on all posts that have comments enabled. That's right, to comment on posts (except for Volokh Conspiracy blog posts) you'll need to be a Reason Plus subscriber. Recent commenters have been grandfathered in with commenting privileges (but no other Reason Plus benefits) for the time being.

You also have all the benefits of a digital subscription including:

  • Early full access to the new issue of the print magazine—days before the print magazine is mailed to print subscribers and weeks before the content is published online for nonsubscribers.
  • Instant access to the newest print edition articles in a variety of mobile- and desktop-friendly formats, including regular text pages at, your choice of two interactive "flip style" digital readers, and downloadable PDF files for reading in the applications of your choice online or offline.
  • Instant access to all Reason archives going back to 1968 in interactive reader and PDF formats.

If you are not a digital subscriber, you can sign up for Reason Plus here and start getting all the benefits today for just $25 a year!

Current digital subscribers have been upgraded to Reason Plus at no charge for the duration of your subscription term. You'll be renewed as a Reason Plus subscriber after that. (As always, you are free to cancel your subscription for a prorated refund at any time.)

Instructions if you are having trouble:
Once you subscribe, please make sure you are logged in to your Reason user account here. You can recover/reset your user account password here using your email address.

If you do not have a account, please create one here.

Add your new Reason Plus subscription number to your account settings here and you're good to go! Your Reason Plus subscription number can be found in your subscription confirmation email.

And we are working on further changes to make your browsing experience even better. Please send any trouble reports to:

Enjoy Reason Plus!