Bill Maher on weed, wokeness, and 30 years of free speech
That's bad news for Americans.
The famed Harvard law professor tries to outline a set of principles liberals - broadly defined - can agree on. And it's a strong effort, even though I have a few caveats and reservations.
An extensive new study finds that the answer is "no." Belief in conspiracy theories is about equally common on different sides of the political spectrum.
Martha Pollack rejects the pernicious premise that universities should protect students from offensive ideas.
The Manhattan Institute senior fellow and the NYU historian debate whether black Americans should move away from progressivism.
The higher taxes on small businesses and entrepreneurs could slow growth. Less opportunity means more tribalism and division.
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Healthy cities are a boon not just for those who live in them, but for our entire society.
Report: “Half of democratic governments around the world are in decline.”
Burning Down the House argues that the shift from Hayek's classical liberalism to Rothbard's anarcho-capitalism has led the movement astray.
Caroline Elkins' book raises an important question for people today, particularly liberals—an issue that Elkins herself sidesteps.
A new study sheds interesting light on these questions.
We can condemn the actions of Moscow without forfeiting the right to point out missteps in Kyiv.
The article is now up on SSRN. It explains how migration restrictions have massive negative effects on both "negative" and "positive" economic liberty of residents of destination countries.
"You have to ensure the citizens are protected against the power of the state. This is what we call liberal democracies."
France's Authoritarian Establishment Faces Off Against the Even Uglier Authoritarianism of the Far Right
French President Emmanuel Macron is authoritarian-light. Candidate Marine Le Pen is worse.
The less of our lives we allow to be put to a vote, the better.
Illiberalism in the defense of liberalism is a vice.
Compact brings "labor populism" and "political Catholicism" under one roof.
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A World After Liberalism details the rise of a young right that finds reactionary ideas relevant and appealing.
For decades, libertarians have focused on illiberalism coming from the political left. But authoritarianism has taken root among many conservatives across the world.
Free speech on campus is in jeopardy. But many people on the left and the right are rising to fight for our liberal democratic values.
Administrators attempted to force an apology out of a second-year law student whose Federalist Society affiliations and use of the term "trap house" were "triggering" to his peers.
Armed with the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the far-reaching guarantees of liberty and equality that they contained, Douglass took the fight directly to the slaveholders.
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Conservative legal commentator and experienced religious liberties litigator David French explains why.
The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.