In the years since the Cold War, conservatives have lost sight of the relationship between liberty and personal responsibility.
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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The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.
The heterodox hosts of the popular Blocked and Reported podcast talk about surviving internet outrage, the roots of speech repression, and the power of direct financial support from fans.
Elite media institutions are noisily abandoning liberalism.
The Dispatch senior editor on the value of liberalism and the problems with the new nationalist right
Instead of its economy becoming more liberal, its polity is growing more illiberal.
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?
National Review's David French Is a Conservative, Evangelical Christian Who Is Getting Worried About Theocracy. So Should You.
Why libertarians should care about the illiberal Right as much as the illiberal Left.
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A renewed commitment to pluralism is its only cure.
No, Beto O'Rourke isn't "shaking up" the Senate race in Texas.
He is cooking up a red scare to justify a crackdown on human rights activists
Of course, Gorsuch had his share of clashes with the liberal bloc too.
Devin Nunes gets the Richard Spencer treatment.
So long as anything resembling legitimate elections continue to be held, no political coalition will gain a permanent lock on the future.
The Suicide of the West author explains his anti-Trumpism, evolution on culture-war issues, and growing attraction to libertarianism.
Woods' agent reportedly told him he was "feeling patriotic" on Independence Day.
In 18th century France, wearing the wrong fabric could get you in big trouble.
Democrats and Republicans reject individualism and free speech and both have become dangerous to our liberty.
In the battle of smug liberals vs. conservative trolls, the former Democratic nominee makes a strong showing.
Listen to Matt Welch interview authors on everything from Pittsburgh's Black renaissance to the worldwide hostility toward George Soros
America needs a completely different approach based on building multiple defense lines.
The slaying of Gauri Lankesh, an implacable foe of Hindu fanaticism, shows how much trouble India's liberal democracy is in.
Those who migrate from libertarianism to the alt-right have rejected the essence of the freedom movement and its philosophy.
All its solutions suffer from the collective action problem
Preppers in the Trump era
The scandal has exposed odd taboos in the liberal-leaning Drupal community and how hypocritical their talk of tolerance can be.
Thaddeus Russell, Katherine Mangu-Ward, & Nick Gillespie talk Syria, Wilsonian foreign policy, and whether PBS Kids makes good soldiers.
The loss of liberalism in America will be costly for persecuted minorities elsewhere.
America is losing its soft power to spread liberal values
Preet Bharara's Crusade to Clean Up New York Politics Is Redundant, Counterproductive, and Curiously Selective
U.S. attorney Preet Bharara has managed to turn tax-and-spend liberal New York Mayor Bill de Blasio into a sympathetic figure.
Frederick Douglass was an ardent defender of free speech, a principle dismissed by Berkeley protesters and rioters and their apologists.
Looking for a Left/Libertarian Alliance Against Trump? Maybe Rethink Reflexive '#DeleteUber' Reactions
Constantly looking for people to punish doesn't square with a commitment to liberty.