A Post-Script to the Balkinization symposium on Andrew Koppelman's Burning Down the House.
The response is part of the Balkinization blog symposium on his book " Burning Down the House: How Libertarian Philosophy Was Corrupted by Delusion and Greed," in which I was among the participants.
The Weapons of Mass Delusion author says election-deniers like Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert may be the Republicans' future.
Weapons of Mass Delusion author Robert Draper says Republicans need a massive reality check.
While we often spend Thanksgiving remembering a different set of Puritan settlers, the religious, freedom-loving Roger Williams is an apt hero for the more liberty-minded.
The Burning Down the House author says the shift from Hayek's classical liberalism to Rothbard's anarcho-capitalism is a moral and practical disaster.
Burning Down the House argues that the shift from Hayek's classical liberalism to Rothbard's anarcho-capitalism has led the movement astray.
Balkinization Symposium on Andrew Koppelman's "Burning Down the House: How Libertarian Philosophy Was Corrupted by Delusion and Greed"
Participants include Jonathan Adler, Richard Epstein, Christina Mulligan, and myself, among others.
Gun control is 'the most racist practice in America,' says the Philadelphia native and community leader.
Libertarians have some common ground with the abolitionists—but if they insist on anti-capitalism as a litmus test, abolitionists will find themselves isolated and marginalized.
The EconTalk host and Wild Problems author talks about the limits of cost-benefit analyses.
A live Reason discussion about how libertarians should think about the country's most controversial governor.
The intellectual watchdog keeps tabs on everyone from The 1619 Project's Nikole Hannah-Jones to Mises Institute's Hans-Hermann Hoppe in the name of serious scholarship.
Intellectual watchdog Phil Magness talks Nikole Hannah-Jones, Nancy MacLean, Hans-Hermann Hoppe, and Kevin Kruse.
"There really is no panacea, either technological like cryptocurrency or philosophical like anarchism," says director Todd Schramke.
The best-selling author of Why People Believe Weird Things sees a fundamental clash between wokeness and scientific inquiry.
The 'conscious capitalism' innovator on overregulation, COVID mandates, and why he will be speaking his mind much more freely when he retires.
Plus: The editors select their most influential post-war libertarian thinkers.
Leading libertarian legal scholar Randy Barnett talks about abortion, gun rights, and worrying trends at the highest court in the land.
The leading libertarian legal theorist talks about worrying trends at the Supreme Court as a conservative majority takes hold.
The L.P. just held its most-momentous convention in years. Here's what is next for the third-largest political party in the country.
The Secret City author explains how panic about homosexuality led to discrimination, bad policy, and, eventually, freedom.
The self-described "freedom maximalist" and former hedge fund manager talks "incorruptible money," Austrian economics, and why Satoshi Nakamoto's invention is unstoppable.
Despite bitcoin's steep slide, the CEO of MicroStrategy is bullish on its mass adoption.
The MicroStrategy CEO and biggest corporate owner of bitcoin is HODLING for the long haul, come bull or bear market.
Born in communist Poland and disgusted by Silicon Valley communists, Pilat is making "heroic portraits of machines" and defending Ayn Rand.
The constitutional scholar on abortion, Sam Alito, and the future of federalism
The libertarianish Colorado Democrat is devolving decision-making to parents and trying to lower the income tax to zero.
Does returning decisions about abortion to the states increase liberty or shrink it?
The co-founder of "the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit" talks about the power of decentralization and the rise in subscription models for journalism.
The Love in the Time of Contagion author says sexual paranoia is on the rise.
The United States needs to be realistic about its interests abroad and the limits of our ability to influence events militarily, says the former nominee to be ambassador to Afghanistan.
Politics is filled with words that mean different things in different mouths, but "neoliberalism" is an especially tangled case.
Nearly 90 gag-order bills would ban schools from teaching the grisly particulars of American history. This activist is fighting against the censorship and for school choice.
In The Mind of the Censor and the Eye of the Beholder, the legendary First Amendment lawyer exposes the tricks of today's "anti-free speech movement."
The National Review staffer's new book is a spirited defense of capitalism, individualism, and free speech.