Commentary

April 15, 2020
Commentary

Why We Say ‘No Thanks’ to a Cares Act Loan

When government launches massive relief and “stimulus” efforts, it showers money on many who need it and many who don’t. Those in the latter category, like us, should leave it on the shelf. By declining this assistance, we can promote our ideals with consistency, credibility and zeal.

The Wall Street Journal
March 27, 2020
Commentary

Beware of Dogma

One of the hottest takes currently circulating the internet is that the coronavirus pandemic has eliminated all of the libertarians — an outcome perhaps most surprising to those of us who are libertarian and still exist.

Washington Examiner
September 16, 2019
Commentary

No Enemies to the Right?

It would be helpful if those on the left would stop suggesting that everyone on the right is a racist. But it would also be good if those on the right would admit that there are racists and banish them for the good of their cause.

The Bulwark
February 22, 2019
Commentary

The 10 Best Libertarian Movies

They’re not movies with John Galt speeches, and most of them aren’t really ideological at all. But the messages or the values are there.
Medium
January 16, 2019
Commentary

The Deceptive Lure of Carlsonomics

By turning against markets, Tucker Carlson, Trump, and their fellow populists are turning against the single best tool for improving the lives of poor and working‐​class Americans.
National Review (Online)
February 27, 2018
Commentary

Frederick Douglass Was His Own Man

Douglass was a classical liberal — today called a libertarian — who believed that government’s proper role was to free people to pursue happiness on their own terms.
Ricochet