The renowned science writer talks about pandemics, Chinese authoritarianism, Brexit, and why the freedom to innovate must not be quashed.
From relaxed TSA rules to speedy FDA approvals, the coronavirus is forcing authorities to admit many of their regulations are unnecessary.
That's a bad thing, even—or especially—from a libertarian perspective.
Walter Block and Kerry Baldwin debate whether pregnant women should have the legal right to evict a fetus.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ballot, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ticket, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
People are important as individuals, not as extensions of some faceless mass.
Thaddeus Russell and Stephen Hicks debate human nature, moral relativism, and the nature of truth.
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.
Why did a leading businessman go from calling Donald Trump "a national disgrace" to saying he's doing a good job?
Is "mental illness" a fraudulent concept for locking up social deviants? Or does forced treatment free the ill "from the Bastille of their psychosis?"
One of Reason's founding editors, attorney Manny Klausner, tells tales from the early days of the magazine of "Free Minds and Free Markets."
So far, the world is kind of listening. Q&A with the co-host of The Fifth Column and co-founder of Freethink Media.
LSD, psilocybin, and other hallucinogenics are gaining new acceptance as serious medicine. But what if you want to do them just for fun, asks Jacob Sullum.
It sure beats endless battles over who gets to stuff their preferred governance down the throats of the vanquished.
Reason's Nick Gillespie defends Foucault, Hayek, and an "incredulity towards metanarratives."
Members are moving to New Hampshire and running for office in record numbers. Will they bring "liberty in our lifetime"?
How to disagree with other libertarians
The Suicide of the West author explains his anti-Trumpism, evolution on culture-war issues, and growing attraction to libertarianism.
We don't need UBI to enable people to tell bosses to take the job and shove it.
Libertarian Party Vice Chair Jokes About Shooting Up a School Board; Party's National Committee Declines to Suspend Him
Party officials split on how to deal with a member's radical rhetoric.
Steven Pinker Thinks Pope Francis Is a Problem, Nuclear Power Is a Solution, And We All Need Enlightenment Now!
The author of The Better Angels of Our Nature is back with a bold new book defending humanism, progress, and capitalism.
A look into the philosophy of Ubisoft's long-running franchise.
The ancient authoritarian imperative to restrict speech shows up in a new guise.
Friday A/V Club: Columnist, broadcaster, and critic of concentrated power
"The Christian morality of sacrifice and altruism is wrong," says Brook, executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute.
The daily newspaper columns of H.L. Mencken
How libertarians learned to stop worrying and love The Dispossessed
His critique of concentrated power is still relevant today.
Another reason to like Atlanta.
Eugene Volokh runs the most important legal blog in the country. Here's his take on gay wedding cakes, free speech, and President Trump's judicial appointments.