November 10, 2012 Libertarian View

Should All Americans Vote?

Should every person eligible to vote actually cast a ballot on election day? Even if they’re ill-informed about their choices? And even if those choices affect the rest of us?

Jason Brennan is Assistant Professor of Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University. He is the author of Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know (2012), The Ethics of Voting (2011), and A Brief History of Liberty (2010). Brennan also blogs at Bleeding Heart Libertarians.

Produced by Evan Banks and Aaron Powell.