The "rational optimist" talks about coronavirus, Brexit, libertarianism, and his next book, How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom.
Podcast: The Reason Interview With Nick Gillespie
Want to know what comes next in politics, culture, and libertarian ideas? Reason’s Nick Gillespie hosts relentlessly interesting interviews with the activists, artists, authors, entrepreneurs, newsmakers, and politicians who are defining the 21st century.
The Kentucky Republican took on Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi to fight against the $2 trillion coronavirus spending package. He's just getting started.
The worst-case scenarios projecting millions of deaths don't take into account adaptive behaviors.
The biotech entrepreneur and Silicon Valley visionary calls for a "digital Dunkirk" to fix government failure and preserve future freedoms.
The New York Times technology reporter is revealing how social media is encouraging individual expression.
Sinking in the Swamp authors Lachlan Markay and Asawin Suebsaeng are documenting all the president's grifters for The Daily Beast.
The long, strange, and unfinished trip of a sitcom-writing legend who turned right after the Cold War, co-founded a podcast empire, turned on to psychedelics, and got turned off to politics.
Education activist Andrew Campanella on the moral perversity of school-choice critics.
"I don't think you should do Twitter if you think you're better than Twitter."
Amity Shlaes's new history of the late 1960s explains the failure of the last time the federal government tried to fix all that was wrong with America.
The Cato Institute's Christopher A. Preble lays out a uniquely libertarian approach to Iran, Iraq, and elsewhere.
E-cigarettes are under attack, but they are a safer way to consume nicotine than conventional smoking, says Jacob Sullum.
Human beings are designed to remember trauma more than joy, bad times more than good ones. But John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister have good news on the despair front.
The new memoir Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race is a powerful personal statement and national call to arms.
A Corbyn Victory Would Kill Brexit, Lead to Venezuelan-Style Socialism, Says E.U. Member of Parliament Daniel Hannan
The Brexit architect explains what the media got wrong about Brexit, the rise of "Bannonism and Bernie-ism," and what went wrong in Venezuela.
Jonah Goldberg on Why He Left National Review, Dislikes Sean Hannity and Seb Gorka, and Is Inching Toward Libertarianism
The conservative critic of Donald Trump and author of Liberal Fascism and Suicide of the West is launching The Dispatch, a site for principled conservatism.
The libertarian analyst predicts Dems will bring as many as five articles of impeachment against President Trump.
The podcast superstar talks about how media gatekeepers have been mostly vanquished and his deep interest in liberty and freedom.
"They wanted to deplatform me," says the legendary filmmaker, for the mortal sin of engaging former Trump adviser and Breitbart.com head.
The Fox News star talks about Donald Trump, the 2020 election, the end of politics, and why he's ready for a whole new reality.
The author of the provocative intellectual memoir The Problem with Everything takes on fourth-wave feminism and celebrates Gen X's "toughness."
In his new manifesto The Three Dimensions of Freedom, the veteran punk rocker calls out libertarians for focusing solely on economic freedom. Is his case worth buying?
How the Other Half Learns reveals how Success challenges supporters and opponents of education reform.
The president is a racist, bully, and liar who is unfit for office, says the one-time congressman mounting a primary challenge against Trump.
In a new book, Peter Boghossian, one of the perpetrators of the "grievance studies" hoax, outlines how ideological opponents can reach common ground.
Whistleblower Michael German's new book exposes how the FBI failed us on 9/11 and continues to endanger us all through racism, incompetence, and institutional inertia.
Trick of Light collaborator talks about working with a legend, the failings of online community, and the rise of cancel culture in the literary world.
Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, and "hipster antitrust" scholars and activists say big tech companies need to be broken up. Economist Tom Hazlett says they're wrong.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown Talks About the Secret Backpage Memos and What They Mean for Free Speech Online
Politicians accused the site of victimizing women and children. A federal investigation found otherwise.
Cryptocurrency is a human rights issue, explains Alex Gladstein of the Human Rights Foundation.
ProPublica’s Dara Lind on how the president’s workplace raids affect consumers, employers, and immigrants.
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
Editor in Chief Kyle Mann talks about being taken literally by fact checkers, whether any subject (even a mass shooting) is off limits, and the libertarian sensibility of his humor.
TV's "Mr. Wonderful" says that the president has deregulated the economy.
He was hired to bring ideological diversity to The Atlantic and fired days later for being heterodox. He's not a fan of Donald Trump but finds his critics just as bad.
The Michigan congressman is carving a path as an independent unburdened by the two-party system
This historian and online-education entrepreneur says runaway slaves, ladies of the evening, bootleggers, and other dropouts and discontents made America free.
'Killer' Walkman, 'Insane' Bicycles, and Novels Will Rot Your Brain: Pessimist Archive's Jason Feifer on 'Why We Resist New Things'
Jason Feifer's podcast explores "why we resist new things" and tells great stories about panics over the novel, the elevator, the waltz, margarine, and more.
Meet the New President of the Foundation for Economic Education, America's Oldest Free Market Think Tank
Raised in Lithuania during the final years of the Cold War, Zilvinas Silenas wants to bring libertarian ideas to young people in the 21st century.
'Unschooling' Is the Ultimate Laissez-Faire Version of School Choice. But Can Your Kids Teach Themselves How To Read and Do Math?
Author Kerry McDonald explains why her kids flourish outside of conventional classrooms—and why yours might too.