Some Thoughts on Identity Politics

I have been thinking lately about identity politics. More precisely, why so many people deeply committed to nondiscrimination nevertheless are uncomfortable with identity politics. An initial difficulty is to define…

Pay for bone marrow, save lives

This past week, I was on a panel for a Senate Hill Briefing entitled “Should compensation for bone marrow donors be legal?” The panel included myself, Robert McNamara (Institute for…

Which is worse?

Consider each of the following scenarios: Scenario 1: Police officer is riding along when he spots a car with a black male driver.  As he follows a policy of racial…