The Reason founding story
But losing taught libertarians how to win
A look at the victories we've won in the last half-century
Significant threats to Americans' overall well-being remain.
Veronique de Rugy
As U.S. campus politics deteriorate, a global movement of young libertarians finds its footing.
How "safetyism" on campus makes students less safe.
Greg Lukianoff & Jonathan Haidt
One of America's top social scientists on what has changed since he sat down with Reason 38 years ago.
Thomas Winslow Hazlett
Matt Kibbe, David Friedman, Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, John Allison, Nadine Strossen & David Boaz
The terrifying power of useful bad data.
A generation later, three major themes still resonate.
More than 50 years later, it is a wheezing, arthritic artifact of more optimistic times.
If only the lessons of Vietnam, or even of Iraq, would actually stick.
Americans have more wealth than we could have ever imagined.
Striking down exclusive representation would allow labor organizers to give the boot to free-riding employees.
This is not just about kids, but about the adults they will become.
How indie media entrepreneurs James Larkin and Michael Lacey became the targets of a federal witchhunt.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown
Social media execs did themselves no favors by becoming so closely identified with the Democratic Party.
Cases in which a majority of the Court fell down on the job.
Safe injection facilities and other harm reduction measures are the answer.
But don't get too excited.
Commemorating the Whole Earth Catalog 50 years later.
The Stanford-trained wunderkind would like to see robot lawyers replace humans, doing all manner of legal work for (virtually) free.
Central planning doesn't work. The labor market is no exception.
Michael Pollan's new book portrays Timothy Leary as a reckless self-promoter, but Leary asked the right questions about psychedelics.
What a conspiracy theorist, a Vietnam War deserter, and a Trump adviser have in common
Behold the very first pages of the debut issue of Reason magazine, published in the summer of 1968.