Top 10 Ways to Talk about Libertarianism

By David Boaz I give a lot of speeches and interviews about libertarianism. Often I have to begin simply by explaining what libertarianism is. Always I’m looking for effective ways to convey the essential libertarian ideas. So today I’m just setting out very briefly my Top 10 Ways to Talk about Libertarianism. 10. When I talk in […]

Where to Cut Spending? Start Here

By David Boaz This article appeared in Orange County Register on February 1, 2013.   President Barack Obama and Congress bravely led the country back from the fiscal cliff — by putting the government squarely on a path toward another series of fiscal stare-downs beginning in March. Oddly absent from this continual game of kick-the-can are concrete ideas […]

The Libertarian State of the Union

January 2013 Featuring David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute; Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute; Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies and Editor-in-Chief, Cato Supreme Court Review, Cato Institute; Chris Edwards, Director of Tax Policy Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute. Following a status quo […]

The Supreme Court’s Libertarian Moment?

By Ilya Shapiro This article appeared on The Huffington Post on July 3, 2013. The casual observer of the Supreme Court must have been quite confused last week. First, the Court punted on an affirmative action case, making it harder to use race in college admissions decisions without prohibiting the practice altogether. It then won plaudits from conservatives […]

On the Origins of the Modern Libertarian Legal Movement

by Roger Pilon The growing influence of the modern libertarian legal movement in America and beyond was no better illustrated recently than during the twoyear run-up to the Supreme Court’s “Obamacare” decision, which came down on the Court’s final day last June.1 Marginalized for years by many conservatives2 —to say nothing of the long dominant liberal establishment that dismissed their arguments out […]

The God of the Machine

Review provided by Jenna at goodreads Paterson’s “The God of the Machine” was an analysis of recorded history. She defended individualism as the cradle of our moral, and political progression. Simplifying the definition of economic freedom through looking back the Western civilization where Phoenicians merchant traversed thousand years a go along the midland waterway to […]

Public Education: Who Is It For?

By Jordan Reel Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA 70118 and Walter E. Block, Ph.D. Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics Joseph A. Butt, S.J. College of Business Loyola University New Orleans 6363 St. Charles Avenue, Box […]