The Senate no longer debates or deliberates.
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Harvey, who died last week, dedicated his life to supporting human pleasure along with the power to manage it responsibly.
Upon his passing, it's worth remembering how badly things can go when a man has such great power, even a man with elements of conventional decency.
A heterodox hero and committed antiwar activist, Gravel put the Pentagon Papers in the public record.
He was no libertarian, but he absorbed an important lesson about regulating speech.
Abrasive, tasteless, and uncompromising, Flynt undoubtedly made the world safer for speech of all varieties.
"I just do my own thing," said the George Mason University economist and author of The State Against Blacks.
What's next for SCOTUS?
Hamill’s city was exactly what the likes of Robert Moses were trying to control when they imposed a top-down technocratic regime on New York in the middle third of the 20th century.
His political claim to fame was his "9-9-9" tax plan.
The American University professor called for "drug peace" at a time when both major parties were committed to ever-escalating violence.
John Lewis' life was a testament to the power of free speech and peaceful agitation.
For half a century, Grinspoon tirelessly advocated a more rational and tolerant approach to marijuana and other psychoactive substances.
Little Richard helped make the United States a little more black, a little more queer, and a little more free.
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A fierce, but friendly, antagonist in various bioethical controversies
RIP Mark Kleiman, Who Brought Rigor, Dispassion, and Candor to a Frequently Overheated Drug Policy Debate
The widely quoted and consulted academic died yesterday at the age of 68.
Kelling later disavowed the high-volume arrest programs that police departments justified using his theory.
Krueger's work included highlighting the breadth of licensing in American labor markers, and the economic costs of mandatory government permission slips.
The second-generation congressman from North Carolina is a profile in principle and courage.
John Bogle's life is a reminder that in capitalism you can make a fortune by saving your customers money.
The swashbuckling Southwest Airlines honcho is dead at 87.
The Cypherpunk co-founder was a major influence on both bitcoin and WikiLeaks.
A presidential derangement syndrome for all seasons
There is little to celebrate and much to criticize.
We should, but probably won't, learn the lesson that U.S. presidents don't have to control or even fully understand world events.