Anything Peaceful Is "Liberty" a Meaningless Idea? Justice Alito Thinks So.
The courts' worst decisions have come from neglecting liberty, not embracing itEvan Bernick Jul 23, 2015
People disagree about what "liberty" means. Should judges overrule legislatures on the question?
Freeman Article Authoritarians Like Twitter, Too
Repressive Regimes Can and Do Use Social Media to Solidify Their Grip on PowerKevin Munger Jul 21, 2015
The net effects of social media on the possibility of democratic revolution are at best ambiguous.
Freeman Article The Spy in Your Pocket
How a Federal Court Skirted the Fourth Amendment and Dealt a Blow to PrivacyJoseph S. Diedrich Jul 20, 2015
Will the market fill the demand for privacy, and will the government let it do so?
Anything Peaceful New York Agrees to Pay $5.9 million to Settle Case of Eric Garner
Qualified immunity means police aren't held liable for violating citizens's rightsDaniel Bier Jul 14, 2015
Guess who pays, and who doesn't?
Anything Peaceful What Should Libertarians Think about the Civil War?
Toward an accurate classical liberal interpretation of the WarPhillip Magness Jul 14, 2015
Bad history often accompanies the politicization of the Civil War, and libertarians are not immune from this tendency.
Anything Peaceful What the French Revolution Means for Liberty
Happy Bastille Day!David Boaz Jul 14, 2015
"The Bastille was the outward visible sign of lawless power."
Anything Peaceful Slate Writer: Freedom to Remove Eyebrow Hair Will Make Texas a “Dangerous” Place
Texas Court rules that regulations have to make some kind of sense; chaos is imminentEvan Bernick Jul 9, 2015
Preposterous laws are the only thing standing between you and chaos.
Anything Peaceful Did Oregon Gag the Anti-Gay Marriage Bakers?
It's not a gag order, but it is a threat to free political speechWalter Olson Jul 9, 2015
When is disagreeing with a court decision an illegal "threat" of future discrimination?
Anything Peaceful The Chinese Crash Is Government's Fault, Not Capitalism's
How do you say “déjà vu all over again” in Chinese?Lawrence W. Reed Jul 9, 2015
You can drug an economy for only so long. When the injections stop, the withdrawal symptoms take over.
Anything Peaceful The Ghosts of Spying Past
Politicians have learned nothing from the mistakes of the 1990sGary McGath Jul 8, 2015
The Clinton administration crippled Internet security to enable state spying; now NSA's doing it again.