March 2014Volume 64, 2014
Should libertarians adopt the language and perspectives of identity politics? Where does that leave the individual? In this issue, Max Borders looks at our intellectual tradition and comes away skeptical that identity politics has any improvements to offer. Anne Wortham discusses her life and career as an individualist in a world anxious to reduce her to a demographic symbol and Sarah Skwire says privilege changes depending on the context. Plus Wendy McElroy looks at America's prison industry, Benjamin Powell discusses sweatshops, and much more.
The victimhood-industrial complex is confusing some libertarians
JANUARY 28, 2014 by Max Borders
Some libertarians are getting caught up in the victimhood industrial complex. But our tradition already offers us a virtue we can embrace without collectivist identity politics.
JANUARY 24, 2014 by Lawrence W. Reed
Ukraine's government is violently oppressing the opposition. You won't hear much about it in most news outlets, but FEE has received a report from inside the country.
JANUARY 29, 2014 by Jeffrey A. Tucker
The cops have revenue to generate. Protecting your rights is your (expensive) problem.
JANUARY 23, 2014 by Sandy Ikeda
Why do so many fear a corporate dystopia more than a State-run nightmare world? Several examples of the latter have actually existed, after all.
JANUARY 27, 2014 by Casey Given
School voucher myths have changed little over 50 years. Evidence against them, though, has mounted steadily.