Many of today’s anti‐racists are motivated by genuine and commendable concern about bigotry and inequity. But animating this anti‐racist moment and the cadre of activists seeking to build a utopia of absolute equality, cleansed of all broadly defined oppression or “harm” to any member of a traditionally disadvantaged group, I see the same passion that drove communism.
To understand the New Deal’s shortcomings as a grand scheme for achieving economic recovery, it helps to realize that the New Deal wasn’t a grand scheme at all, but an assemblage of steps and programs, many of which were decided upon or concocted only after Roosevelt took office.
Cato scholar John Mueller argues that the United States should abandon its bid to separate North Korea from its nuclear weapons and, with South Korea in the lead, push to normalize relations with Pyongyang.
The Cato Institute’s Project on Criminal Justice has been leading calls for police accountability and criminal justice reform for decades. One of the most important elements of that effort has been Cato’s pioneering campaign launched in 2018 to abolish qualified immunity.