The invaluable site Bookforum offers a roundup of links on libertarianism, several to pieces by (or reviews of work by) BHL bloggers, and others of direct interest, such as Peter Boettke and Rosolino Candela’s Liberal Libertarianism: Why Libertarianism Is a Liberal View.
The Department of Justice report seems to provide enough evidence to justify ending federal contracting with private prison firms.
But the gaps it identifies between public and private prisons are very, very much smaller than the gaps between the American public carceral state and either a) normal conditions (including the prevalence of incarceration itself) in […]
My review of Sven Beckert’s economic history Empire of Cotton is now up at Reason. I’m more critical than most reviewers have been, but I think it’s an impressive and important book. I expect to put up a BHL post later this week expanding on a few points that there wasn’t room […]
I’ve been dismayed to see how many– not a majority, but a long way above “none”– of my libertarian friends on social media are either enthusiastic about British exit from the EU or indifferent-leaning-favorable.
(Note: this post is addressed to libertarians and market liberals, and it takes for granted libertarian policy preferences. I’m going […]
1) I’ll be talking about the book, in conversation with Douglas Baird (University of Chicago Law School), Saturday at 2:30 at the Seminary Co-op bookstore in Chicago: https://www.facebook.com/events/210791759288983/
3) Donald […]
There’s a symposium on Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom starting today at Liberty Fund’s “Liberty Matters.” It will be continuing over the next couple of weeks. As befits the host site, the emphasis will be a bit more on the historical argument of the book than was the case for the BHL symposium. […]