A review of Climate Liberalism: Perspectives on Liberty, Property & Pollution at Law & Liberty.
It has many good points. But I have some reservations and questions.
The anti-vax environmental lawyer is not worthy of the rehabilitation tour he's getting from pundits and podcasters.
The author, whose libertarian leanings are evident, makes readers consider the impact of the choices they make in the voting booth.
Economists Gene Epstein and David Friedman debated how best to persuade people to become libertarians at the Porcupine Freedom Festival.
Robert Poole's effort to defend exclusionary zoning falls prey to a combination of logical fallacies and factual error.
Plus: A listener question considers the pros and cons of the libertarian focus on political processes rather than political results.
Law professor Andrew Koppelman and Soho Forum director Gene Epstein debate whether libertarianism has been corrupted.
The authors raise some reasonable issues. But they misunderstand both the libertarians they critique and the problem of political ignorance itself.
The argument has some appeal, especially to libertarians. But it's actually a rationale for sweeping statist constraints on liberty.
"The greatest thing that ever happened to me was to be born in a free country of modest means and to have opportunities," says the Nobel Prize–winning economist.
"If there is freedom, private property, rule of law, then Latin Americans thrive," says the social media star.
The article explains why libertarians should focus much more on constitutional issues arising from zoning, immigration restrictions and racial profiling.
Human bonds transcend ideology in the HBO series.
For perhaps the first time in television history, one character describes another as a "paleolibertarian" and "practically an anarcho-capitalist." But the terms don't fit.
Overall human freedom peaked in 2007, according to the Cato Institute, and governments' COVID response merely exacerbated the trend toward a radically less-free planet.
The authors of The Individualists talk Rand, Friedman, Hayek, Rothbard, and the "struggle for the soul" of the libertarian movement.
It is hard to tell whether these are genuinely different ideologies or two words for the same thing.
The economic historian and Magatte Wade, Alex Gladstein, Mohamad Machine-Chian, Tony Woodlief, and Tom Palmer are challenging authoritarians everywhere.
Which sentence in this podcast was generated using A.I.?
Reason's Austin and Meredith Bragg on satire in an insane world and the man who ended New York's ridiculous, decadeslong ban on pinball.
The outspoken critic of the CDC and FDA explains what went wrong—and what went right—with COVID policy.
The former Libertarian congressman was in the Capitol Wednesday drumming up a Hail Mary quest to become speaker of the House.
A Former Obama Drug Policy Adviser Blames 'Libertarianism' for 'Fueling San Francisco's Drug Crisis'
Stanford University psychologist Keith Humphreys misconstrues libertarianism and ignores its critique of prohibition's deadly impact.
A Post-Script to the Balkinization symposium on Andrew Koppelman's Burning Down the House.
The response is part of the Balkinization blog symposium on his book " Burning Down the House: How Libertarian Philosophy Was Corrupted by Delusion and Greed," in which I was among the participants.
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The journalist has taken a great deal of flack—from both sides.
Nationalism, not Hostility Towards Elites, is the Main Divide Between Libertarians and the "New Right"
Despite Tyler Cowen's argument for the elite theory, the real divisions have much more to do with the New Right's nationalism.