Last month I did an episode of the Free Thoughts Podcast over at Libertarianism.org.
Aaron Ross Powell, Trevor Burns, and I had a great discussion about toleration. Check it out here.
Libertarians are minarchists or anarchists. That is, we favor a social, political, legal system with either no government or with minimal government. […]
These should be of interest to our readers:
Gregory Clark (UC-Davis Econ) in the NY Times about long term social mobility.
One quote: “The fortunes of high-status families inexorably fall, and those of low-status families rise, toward the average — what social scientists call “regression to the mean” — but the process […]
I have an op-ed today at WSJ’s “Marketwatch” site that jumps in on the discussion of the War on Poverty. I make two arguments:
1. The War on Poverty has largely been won, thanks to the forces of market innovation. The US poor live, on average, better than the average US household did in […]
I recently had a discussion with another libertarian philosopher who thought “bleeding heart libertarianism” made no more sense then “stoney hearted libertarianism.” Needless to say, I’m not convinced. The issue is whether or not all libertarians are committed to the same thing; if they are, the modifiers are unimportant. Of course, no one thinks all […]