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The Libertarian: The Civil Rights Bullies

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, September 29, 2016

A new government report demonstrates the Obama Administration's hostility to religious liberty.


Timothy Garton Ash: Ten Free Speech Principles For A Connected World

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia Constitution Center
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash discusses his new book, Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World — hitting on controversies abroad from censorship in China to Charlie Hebdo. 

In the News

Transgender Rights Can Be Vindicated Without Constitution-Bending

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia Cato Institute
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The debate over transgender rights has risen in prominence in recent years, with the fight over access to public restrooms and locker rooms receiving particularly heavy public attention.

Thomas Sowell on Uncommon Knowledge 2016
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Wealth, Poverty, and Politics

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Thomas Sowell on the importance of human capital.


'Favors' To Blacks

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor — off the record — what his response to them was. He said, "I give them all A's and B's. To hell with them."


Thomas Sowell: Economic Disparities In America Is Not Due To Racism

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Garrison (WIBC)
Friday, September 23, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses causation vs. blame, which he wrote about in his new book, Wealth, Poverty and Politics.

Analysis and Commentary

The Humanity Of McDonald's

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, September 23, 2016

If a government agency were as effective, Hilary and Bernie would never let us hear the end of it.

Analysis and Commentary

A Community Comes Together

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Four years ago, I posted about Rolf Penner, a Manitoba farmer who was fighting the Canadian Wheat Board, the government-run monopsony that bought and then resold the wheat produced by western Canada's farmers. My interaction with him led to an invite to visit him on his farm while I was at my cottage that summer. I accepted and had a great visit.


Timothy Garton Ash On Free Expression In Modern Times

by Timothy Garton Ashvia WBEZ
Thursday, September 22, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash talks about his latest book, Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World. He calls the process of writing Free Speech, a “journey...not to eliminate conflict between human aspirations, values and ideologies but to work towards a framework of civilized and peaceful conflict, suitable to and sustainable in this world of neighbors.” 

Will The Riots In Charlotte Help Elect Donald Trump?

by Jeremy Carl
Thursday, September 22, 2016

With every wave of anti-police violence and rioting, the chance of a backlash from fed-up voters grows.


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