Balko argues that there simply isn’t much evidence to support the sky-is-falling scenarios offered up by proponents of modern paternalism.
Radley Balko is a senior writer for the Huffington Post, contributing investigative reports related to civil liberties and the criminal justice system. Balko has previously held positions at Reason magazine as a senior editor, and Cato as a policy analyst.
Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington join us to discuss forensic science and the criminal justice system.
Jonathan Blanks joins Aaron and Trevor to talk about the relationship between African-Americans and the state.
Jonathan Blanks joins us to discuss civil liberties and police misconduct in America.
Big government makes it easy to forget what government’s for—and that allows state agents to get away with truly awful acts.
Widespread tendency to defer to authority plays important role in the expansion of state power.
Showing respect for others means taking their rights and their autonomy seriously, not simply being concerned for their welfare.