Happy Halloween! In the ::spirit:: of the season I thought I’d write up a little guide to the ethical treatment of some of the creatures you may encounter tonight, including mummies, zombies and ghosts (oh my!)
First consider mummies, which are basically rich dead people with very particular wills. Should we respect the choices of […]
Starting next Monday, November 5th, you’ll find out – because that’s when the BHL / C4SS Symposium on Left-Libertarianism begins!
After every disaster, someone says, “This will be good in the long run for the economy. Think of all the homes and infrastructure that must be rebuilt. Think of all the new cash that will come out reserves and go into circulation. This is just the stimulus we need.”
To those who genuinely believe this, […]
Any time a natural disaster strikes, you don’t have to wait too long for libertarians to start talking about two things: price gouging and broken windows. Since I’ve written a bit about the former topic, and since, sadly, “Superstorm” Sandy has made it relevant again, I thought I would round up […]
1. I discuss third party voting (including the myth that Nader cost Gore the election in 2000) on Al Jazeera’s The Stream. At the very end, I blame bad media on bad voters–mainstream media sucks because of how we consume information.
2. Do hormones influence women’s voting behavior? Kristina Durante and her colleagues think so. CNN […]
I’m a libertarian, not a conservative. We all know what that means. However, there is a point where, in my judgment, conservatives are right: Obama and the high liberals want a sharp reduction of American influence in the world. (Gallup reports that if the vote for the American presidency were held globally Obama would get 80%. That […]