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by | Jun 4, 2020

Spain is the latest country talking about adopting a universal basic income, or UBI, program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many libertarians, including myself, have always been open to the idea of moving away from traditional welfare programs to…

by | Sep 27, 2019

The road to hell, as we know, is paved with good intentions. And perhaps no one has better intentions, or a faster car, than Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang. The Asian entrepreneur’s sense of humor and cheery disposition are a…

by | Apr 29, 2019

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” — George Orwell This is an age of trigger warnings and safe spaces. The notion of free speech is an illusion….

by | Jun 9, 2017

Phrenology is a valid science. Well, almost. In 1981, the paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould came to fame with the publication of The Mismeasure of Man, a chronicle of supposed racism in science, and a critique in particular of the idea…

by | Mar 8, 2017

Social critic and author Charles Murray’s own vivid account of what recently happened at Middlebury College should be required reading for any serious student of higher education. It gives a chilling picture of what today’s campus Jacobinism looks like, up-close…

by | Mar 6, 2017

Permit me to suggest a semester’s worth of work that some college students may wish to undertake: Study the life of John Lennon and, after you finish reading two or three biographies of the famous leader of The Beatles, go…

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