Jason Russell is managing editor at Reason, the magazine of "free minds and free markets." Previously he was a writer and editor with the Washington Examiner. He also managed America's Future's Writing Fellows Program from 2017–2019. He studied economics and political science at the University of Rochester and grew up near Detroit. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area with his wife, Kellan.
Peaky Blinders reminds us that when the government bans or artificially limits a resource, control of that resource often gets decided through violence.