Daniel McCarthy

Posts in category “Liberty”

Was the American Revolution Secessionist?

No—and it wasn’t necessarily anti-imperialist, either.

Posted October 5th, 2014

John Locke: Liberal, Libertarian, or License to Kill?

Locke’s notions of liberty go many layers deep.

Posted October 3rd, 2013

Liberty Is a Problem When You Can’t Know Who’s the Tyrant

Gene Callahan invokes John Stuart Mill to show that liberals boycotting Barilla—for …

Posted October 2nd, 2013

Paranoid Styles: Conservative, Libertarian, and Liberal

I was pinch hitter for Sam Tanenhaus at Cato’s panel on The …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Snowden & Manning: Could the Debate on National Security Happen Any Other Way?

The national-security bureaucracy and its sweeping powers are not much different from …

Posted August 21st, 2013

What the French Experience Tells Us About Russia and Egypt

A copy of New French Thought: Political Philosophy I picked up on …

Posted August 19th, 2013

Politics and Property: Can We Do Without Either?

David Gordon asks an important question about my critique of property-based libertarianism: …

Posted April 20th, 2013

Liberty Isn’t Just Property—So What Is It?

Ownership and government are two kinds of power, and each needs checks.

Posted April 15th, 2013

The Logic of CPAC

All you need to know about why Chris Christie, GOProud, or anyone …

Posted March 12th, 2013