Barnett traces a history of Supreme Court decisions that have eviscerated the individual rights he argues the Constitution was originally intended to protect.
The left-leaning intellectual’s animosity to capitalism is due to the difference in value judgments between formal schools and capitalist society.
Doherty explores how misinformation spreads through the media, focusing particularly on commonly-quoted statistical errors.
Simon refutes the commonly-held view that the world is becoming a worse place to live, arguing that all available data paints a much more optimistic picture.
Pilon cites the gutting of the 10th Amendment and the Doctrine of Enumerated Powers in this statement before Congress on why the people no longer trust Washington.
Branden identifies what he sees as a disconnect between the values we are taught to revere and the values that actually enhance human lives.
Palmer takes on the misconceptions of individualism common to communitarian critics of liberty.
Boaz singles out freedom of choice as the fundamental difference between libertarian and conservative viewpoints.
Moore reflects on his former teacher, Julian L. Simon, whose theories, though widely derided during his lifetime, have been vindicated posthumously.
David Boaz, Andrew Sullivan, Maggie Gallagher and Nick Herbert consider the future of gay participation in conservative politics on both sides of the Atlantic.
Timothy Ferris discusses the relationship between science and liberal government, arguing that the fortunes of science and liberty rise and fall together.
In this criticism of Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”, Johan Norberg identifies common misconceptions about the nature of Milton Friedman’s libertarianism.
Michael Weiss and Cathy Young critique radical feminist jurisprudence, arguing the latter constitutes neo-paternalism and a dire threat to individual liberty.
Mabry and Sharplin argue that technology improves the standard of living, and that it is rent-seeking that causes the true problem.
Hoskins and O’Driscoll explore the role of property rights in economic development
Stephen Moore and Julian L. Simon detail the myriad ways in which Americans were better off at the end of the 20th century than at the end of the 19th century.
Smith distinguishes “tolerating” religious difference from recognizing a genuine right to religious freedom.
Nephrologist Dr. Benjamin E. Hippen critically examines the legal market for kidneys in Iran.