If Democrats Seek to "Rally Blacks" Against Police Militarization, They Might Start with the Congressional Black Caucus

The New York Times reports that, “At Risk in Senate, Democrats Seek to Rally Blacks.” Specifically, the Times says Democrats are trying to mobilize African-Americans outraged by the shooting in Ferguson, Mo., to help them retain control of at least one chamber of Congress for President Obama’s final two years in office…. “Ferguson has made it crystal […]

Labor Day Replay: The Sharing Economy

As we celebrate Labor Day, the annual holiday dedicated to the American labor movement, it’s worth considering how the sharing economy is changing the workforce and rebranding capitalism.  Earlier this year, Reason TV’s Jim Epstein released a four-part series exploring various facets of this trend. The series, along with the companion article “All Hail the ‘Sharing […]

The Truth About the Cold War

I recommend that readers begin with the essay by Murray Rothbard listed here. As Rothbard often stressed, one cannot infer a nation’s foreign policy from the nature of its domestic regime. Communist totalitarianism did not necessitate an aggressive foreign policy; and in the post-World War II period, Rothbard contended, Russian foreign was largely defensive in […]

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