Newspapers deserve a great deal of credit for the expansion of freedom over the past 200 years. But the media have lost credibility.
Plus: A bevy of bad economic indicators, Italy elects right-wing populist Giorgia Meloni, and more...
Plus: The editors answer a question from a U.S. House candidate.
The president's attack on the "extreme ideology" of "MAGA Republicans" elides the tension between majority rule and individual freedom.
We should be skeptical of some Democrats' newfound embrace of "freedom" until they abandon freedom-restricting policies.
Frederick Douglass compared compelled labor to slavery. That objection still stands.
If Newsom wants to pick a fight with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, he should try a different topic.
We can condemn the actions of Moscow without forfeiting the right to point out missteps in Kyiv.
Plus: The push to abolish the Senate, Feds hike interest rates by 0.5 percent, and more...
This war, like all wars, will invigorate the state and be deadly to liberty.
It explains how immigration restrictions massively diminish both the "negative" and "positive" economic liberty of natives of receiving countries.
Residents of other liberal democracies see the U.S. as respecting liberty even as authoritarianism advances globally.
A twee, fussy, brilliant movie from a pathologically twee and fussy director.
History is repeating itself in ways that we, and our kids, will live to regret.
Pro-freedom politicians want to restrict private enterprise, while civil liberties proponents want to violate your bodily autonomy.
Once a Communist Backwater, Georgia Discovered the Benefits of Free Markets. Now It Risks Abandoning Them.
"Government should be very small. It should just regulate the minimum."
Big tech platforms should encourage debate, not forbid it.
"The Cuban people are not asking for military intervention."
The symposium includes contributions by Ben Powell, Peter Skerry, Eric Kaufman, and me.
Cato Institute scholar David Bier quantifies the enormous extent to which immigration increases freedom.