The “Alt-Right” is an Authoritarian “Left”: The “Right” is for Individual Rights

Please, for the love of liberty, do not accept the claim that the so-called “alt-right” is part of the right or that the right must atone for the evils of this allegedly “new” movement. The “alt-right” is not part of Continue reading The “Alt-Right” is an Authoritarian “Left”: The “Right” is for Individual Rights

Cuban Doctors Revolt: ‘You Get Tired of Being a Slave’ – The New York Times

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

Ethics of the New Atheists Don’t Solve the Problem of Religious Extremism

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

Against Libertarian Brutalism: The Freedom to Love and to Hate

Why should we favor human liberty over a social order ruled by power? In providing the answer, I would suggest that libertarians can generally be divided into two camps: humanitarians and brutalists. The humanitarians are drawn to reasons such as Continue reading Against Libertarian Brutalism: The Freedom to Love and to Hate

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