Category: libertarianism

Selfies for Uncle Sam

If you use social media or have a smartphone, chances are you’ve encountered facial recognition technology. FRT allows computers to…
Catherine Addington July 31, 2014

Rand Paul and Libertarian Switcheroos on Race

Like the very evenhanded Jamelle Bouie here, I think Sen. Rand Paul’s heart was in the right place when…
Scott Galupo March 26, 2014

Bill Kristol’s Tea Party Constitution

Jonathan Chait amusingly shoots at the fish in the barrel that is Bill Kristol’s recent column urging Republicans to…
Scott Galupo March 3, 2014

Lobbyists, Private Goods, and the Public Good

Glyn Lowe Photoworks / Flickr.com Last summer I tried to tease out the complications of adopting libertarian-populist standards. The…
Scott Galupo January 30, 2014

Corporatism and Gay Marriage: Natural Bedfellows

The Left goes corporate as marriage becomes a consumer good.
Patrick J. Deneen January 29, 2014

Yuval Levin’s Must-Read Primer on America’s Ideological Faultline

The great debate between Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine---and what it means in the Age of Obama.
Scott Galupo December 4, 2013

On Chris Christie and Bullying the Right People

GovChristie / Flickr.com All signs point to Gov. Chris Christie cruising to reelection in New Jersey tonight. This is…
Scott Galupo November 5, 2013

“Strange Bedfellows” Are Rolling Back NSA Surveillance

Commentators short on descriptive idioms often deploy the phrase “strange bedfellows” whenever cross-ideological coalitions arise out of mutual concern for civil…
Michael Tracey October 29, 2013

The Tax Man Rideth (In Your Car)

Care to give the IRS a lift? Or at least, your local state revenue service. The Los Angeles Times…
Jonathan Coppage October 28, 2013

Conservatives Are Suffering From Radicalism Envy

I’m beginning to notice a pattern among the anti-crony-capitalist set. They’ve adopted a view of the interaction between government…
Scott Galupo October 16, 2013