Classical Liberalism Is Incompatible With Imperialism – Reason.com

August marks 70 years since the partition of the Indian sub-continent and the beginning of the slaughter that followed the creation of Hindu-majority India and Muslim-majority Pakistan. The anniversary occasioned much intellectual self-flagellation in the United Kingdom, even though, as Continue reading Classical Liberalism Is Incompatible With Imperialism – Reason.com

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests Revealing African Ancestry – The Atlantic

The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to The Lord of the Rings. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry tests. For white nationalists, DNA tests are a way to prove their Continue reading When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests Revealing African Ancestry – The Atlantic

Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

What are rights? Where do they come from? One’s answers to these questions determine whether one is capable of defending a free society. If one does not know the nature and source of rights, one cannot know whether rights are Continue reading Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society – The Objective Standard

Famine Proven to be Caused by Lack of Freedom: Not Just Bad Harvest

Are famines just things of the past? In the ancient world, a bad harvest threatened lives. The agricultural output of the world has dramatically increased in the last couple hundred years, and today, the Earth supports billions of healthy people Continue reading Famine Proven to be Caused by Lack of Freedom: Not Just Bad Harvest

Assault on Your Property Rights: Eminent Domain

Property should be protected like religion And thus does what was intended as an ironclad constitutional protection gets transfigured into a case-by-case balancing of the equities by judges, whom Kennedy assures us are highly experienced and well-qualified to make such Continue reading Assault on Your Property Rights: Eminent Domain

Don’t Blame Republicans for Failure to Repeal Obamacare – The Objective Standard

As Joe Kiernan, on CNBC, observed, you can’t take away an entitlement, once granted. The temptation is to say, “Those goddamn spineless Republicans.” That is a mistake. The problem is not in the moral character of the representatives. They are Continue reading Don’t Blame Republicans for Failure to Repeal Obamacare – The Objective Standard