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

Charlottesville’s Legacy Shaping Up As Exact Opposite of What Alt-Right Wanted – Hit & Run : Reason.com

  Before last weekend’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville devolved into violence and tragedy, the gathering’s ostensible goal was to preserve a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Earlier this year, city officials announced plans to remove the statue, erected Continue reading Charlottesville’s Legacy Shaping Up As Exact Opposite of What Alt-Right Wanted – Hit & Run : Reason.com

CIA Torture Psychologists To Stand Trial For Non-Consensual Human Experimentation

A federal lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA torture program cleared the final legal hurdle before a scheduled trial, a first for a case involving CIA torture. The lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Continue reading CIA Torture Psychologists To Stand Trial For Non-Consensual Human Experimentation