Justice, prosperity, responsibility, tolerance, cooperation, and peace.
Many people believe that liberty is the core political value of modern civilization itself, the one that gives substance and form to all the other values of social life. They're called libertarians.Start Exploring What is Libertarianism?
Is there something wrong with some people earning a lot more—or a lot less—than others?
Smith concludes this series with more observations about James Mackintosh’s defense of natural rights.
If you ask “How do people talk about politics?” most of us will say something like “angrily.” But Arnold Kling thinks there’s more to it than that.
Smith explains why Edmund Burke opposed abstract rights and why James Mackintosh defended them.