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Speech in a Time of War

Our current crisis will not be good for free speech. Classical liberals may regret anyone suppressing speech even when justified. However, private moderators can legitimately suppress speech on social media.

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The End of an Era

It may be that the proposition “money buys elections” was never really an empirical hypothesis. If so, it cannot be refuted by facts. This belief may just be part and parcel of populism, a pathological aspect of popular government.

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Illiberalism Ascendant

In a liberal government, government officials must carry a burden of proof to limit the liberties or rights of individuals.

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Warren’s Dangerous Lie

Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has a new Facebook ad claiming Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has endorsed Donald Trump for re‐​election.

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The Limits of Law for Facebook’s Legitimacy

Facebook expects to set up its Oversight Board for content moderation by the end of the year. What kind of individuals should be selected? By that I mean: what should be their background and qualifications for service?