"I don't think you should do Twitter if you think you're better than Twitter."
In the second of two posts on Tyler Cowen's idea, I assess whether state capacity libertarianism is the right path for libertarians to follow.
Is "state capacity libertarianism" really where "smart" libertarians are headed? I am skeptical.
Tyler Cowen is wrong to champion "State Capacity Libertarianism," but he's right that advocates of free minds and free markets need to up our game.
Too many of your friends and neighbors are tribal idiots, but they're not the worst tribal idiots in recent memory, by any means.
Walter Block and Kerry Baldwin debate whether pregnant women should have the legal right to evict a fetus.
One of Brexit's architects says leaving the EU is a victory for free trade and decentralization and warns that a Corbyn victory will destroy the U.K.'s future.
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 erudite author and television commentator is not ready to give up on conservatism just yet.
Mattress girl's unlikely friendship with Reason folks is the subject of a recent piece for The Cut.
Graham criticism of Trump's Syria policy says a lot more about the senator's appetite for endless war than the failures of an imagined non-interventionist foreign policy.
Andrew Yang Makes Pitch to, Uh, Libertarians? 'It's Time To Trust Ourselves More Than Our Politicians'
The entrepreneur and long shot presidential candidate finds a libertarian-sounding way to pitch free money to voters.
The democratic socialist congresswoman also criticized Republican hypocrisy.
People are important as individuals, not as extensions of some faceless mass.
Some on both left and right argue that the American Revolution was a mistake that ultimately caused more harm than good. Here's why they're wrong.
America's favorite humorist makes an official podcast re-announcement of his perennial presidential campaign.
The Fight Conservatives Are Having Over Theocracy and Classical Liberalism Obscures How Beaten Their Movement Is
The postwar era has been an endless series of rebukes to social conservatives—and a win for libertarians.
Libertarians Forged an Alliance With Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Was It a Deal With the Devil?
Free market reformers and authoritarian nationalists battle it out to reshape Brazil.
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.
The president goes personal in his reply to a libertarian Republican congressman accusing him of obstruction of justice.
Capitalism isn't conservative when it comes to social and economic life. It provides exactly the sort of "bold, structural changes" socialists want but inevitably botch.
My new book chapter is now available for free on SSRN. It desccribes how "voting with your feet" played a central role in American history, how foot voting is at the heart of much of the nation's success, and the recent rise of dangerous new obstacles to foot-voting. Part of a new book, "Our American Story: The Search for a National Narrative."
The Indiana mayor has some policy preferences that don't square with personal freedom or limited government
A libertarian goes to a conference on socialism and finds some surprising similarities.
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Brian Nichols interviews Nick Gillespie about persuasion, the history of Reason, and whether the future looks libertarian.
Rand Paul Fails Parents and Kids of Every Political Persuasion by Offering Weak Support for Vaccines
Paul says benefits outweigh risks, but he unfortunately didn't leave it at that.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
Rebutting Krugman, cracking on Graham, and searching in vain for "freedom" in a caucus.
David Leyonhjelm will pursue state office instead to fight restrictive, nannying laws.