Libertarianism

The Greatest Threat to Our Liberty Is Local Governments Run Amok
And only a strong federal government can stop them
September 03, 2014

They're stampeding people's rights—because they can.

Why Did 1,000 People Watch Right-Wing D.C. Interns Debate Each Other?
A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism"
July 25, 2014

A dispatch from the Cato Institute's "Libertarianism vs. Conservatism."

The Truth About Our Libertarian Age
Why the dogma of democracy doesn't always make the world better
June 17, 2014

Why the dogma of democracy doesn't always make the world better

The Man Who Made Libertarians Wrong About the Constitution
How Richard Epstein's highly influential, highly politicized scholarship cemented Tea Party dogma
May 18, 2014

Richard Epstein's highly influential, highly politicized scholarship sits at the base of Tea Party dogma

Why Aren't There More Female Libertarians?
October 30, 2013

Close your eyes and picture a libertarian. Maybe Rand Paul’s grinning visage and satyr-like curls swim before your lids. Maybe you see that guy from college who hijacked a seminar on Madame Bovary by pontificating about laissez-faire economics.

Chart: The Anti-NSA Rally Was So Politically Diverse, Even a Pirate Attended
October 27, 2013

On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the Capitol Building for the celebrity-endorsed Stop Watching Us rally.

Alito Shrugged
Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court conservatives
July 28, 2013

Libertarianism has won over the Supreme Court's conservatives.

What the Chris Christie-Rand Paul Ruckus Really Means
July 26, 2013

The political press is abuzz over what sure looks like one of the first clashes of the Republican Party's 2016 primary season.