Recently, people in Catalonia voted to break away from Spain — not to declare war on Spain or refuse to trade with Spain, just to control their own affairs. The Spanish government said they must not even vote. They sent Continue reading Governments never want to give up power: Secession is Liberty
The basic argument for restricting the manufacture, purchase, and possession of firearms runs as follows: Because some gun owners use their guns to commit crimes or suicide, or they use their guns irresponsibly, the rights of all gun manufacturers, sellers, Continue reading What a few Gun Owners Do, Causes All Gun Owners to be Punished
Are there future secessionist movements on the horizon? While Americans hear the word “secession” and think about the Civil War. That’s not the case in much of the world. Indeed, secession has become a hot topic of debate on the Continue reading First Kurdistan, Then Catalonia, Is California Next?
In a rare act of collective defiance, scores of Cuban doctors working overseas to make money for their families and their country are suing to break ranks with the Cuban government, demanding to be released from what one judge called Continue reading Cuban Doctors Revolt: ‘You Get Tired of Being a Slave’ – The New York Times
In the wake of the religiously motivated atrocities of 9/11, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have penned best-selling books in which they condemn religious belief as destructive to human life and as lacking any basis in Continue reading Ethics of the New Atheists Don’t Solve the Problem of Religious Extremism
President Donald Trump, a loud and persistent critic of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recently began renegotiating this trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The President promised to secure a fair deal for American workers. That sounds great. After all, Continue reading Canada and Elizabeth Warren Pushing United States to Roll Back “Right to Work” Laws