In a poetry-centric set of “Chimes,” our contributors implore their fellows: wake up already to the horrors of life under slavery.
Our lengthy debate about who Van Buren really was as a person and as a President continues with new thoughts from Jeff Hummel.
The Ancient Roman Cicero’s idea of natural law has much to teach us about the evolution of liberty
Matthew J. Moore discusses how Buddhism may align with libertarian tendencies; most importantly the need to think for yourself.
Calls to regulate social media in the public interest fail to grapple with the messy details of policymaking, or the disparate desires of internet users
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel joins us to discuss what direct primary care is and how it could benefit you and your family.
Before Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom’s Cabin, there was the early libertarian Frances Whipple and her story of “The Slave Wife”.
In the Americas, two centuries after Locke, his system found its most devoted allies and it’s most deadly opponents.
The Loco-Focos were out there leading the young America cultural movement: integrating Whigish abolitionism, even when Van Buren had left them behind.
Confused about where Jordan Peterson fits into the political landscape? Just ask F.A. Hayek.
Chris Edwards joins us to discuss the politics that goes into attempting to streamline the federal budget to minimize the federal deficit.
By moving beyond a basic understanding of correlation & causation, we, & the AI systems we design, can better understand why things happen.
A tale of two Chinas, the country leapfrogs the US in tech adoption when activists use blockchain to undermine the “Great Firewall of China”
Democratic socialism isn’t the same as autocratic communism, but there are problems with socialism that democracy can’t solve.
Smith explains the thinking of James Birney when he liberated his slaves.
Our conversation about how all history is revisionist and open to creativity with Michael Douma continues this week.
Locke explores the nature of sovereignty as part of his attack on Filmer.
Locke’s real purpose in overturning Filmer is erecting an unassailable new political order not subject to rebellions and revolution from below.