As much as we love Daenerys and Jon, they and their real-world counterparts are unlikely to give us a better wheel on their own.
Judges’ duty is to interpret the law, discover the facts, and apply the Constitution — no exceptions.
Even well informed people of good will have very different religious, moral, and philosophic views.
Libertarians talk about the non-aggression principle a lot, but what does it mean?
In 1950, a British dry cleaner refused to show his papers and brought down the whole system of national identity registration.
John Rawls famously argues that we should think about principles of justice from behind a “veil of ignorance.” How robust would you like the protection of religious freedom to be if you had no idea whether you turn out to be a Christian, Muslim, atheist, etc.? How would you like income to be distributed if […]
Is tyranny of the majority still a threat? Alexis de Tocqueville would say so.
A lack of basic police accountability foments distrust within communities, especially communities of color, turning the social contract on its head.
Do we have the right to overthrow our government? The Declaration of Independence says that we not only have the right but we also have the duty to alter or abolish any government that does not secure our unalienable rights, including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Given that the U.S. was formed by […]
Editor’s note: This post originally appeared at the Washington Post. The author, Emily Ekins, will be joining Learn Liberty on Facebook Live this upcoming Thursday the the 30th at 3pm to talk about this and other election issues. Millennials are the only age group in America in which a majority views socialism favorably. A national […]
The term “pluralism” connotes both a description of our deep differences and a political response to those differences. Let’s start with pluralism as a description of our cultural reality. Our society is incredibly diverse when it comes to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, and sexuality. We have different life experiences, we live in different communities, […]