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Liberalism and Social Action: The Relevance of John Dewey

Liberalism and Social Action: The Relevance of John Dewey

If liberalism is to remain true to its commitment to freedom in all its forms, what we ought to regret is the damming up of individual expression as well as…

In Praise of Chains: How Public Choice Helps Us Understand and Fight Racism

In Praise of Chains: How Public Choice Helps Us Understand and Fight Racism

Everybody likes democracy, provided we collectively forget about the times when democracy delivers bad policies…

Gender as Art

Gender as Art

An account of gender essentialism, gender constructivism, and a proposed alternative: gender expressivism…

The Great Nope

The Great Nope

A look at how conservatism has degraded in a very short period from representing the party of ideas to vulgar Breitbartism…

Democracy Strikes Back

Democracy Strikes Back

In this essay I will argue that democracy is consistent with the essential requirements of a liberal government and that democracy is ethically and even epistemically superior to a close…

Not Against Democracy

Not Against Democracy

Libertarians have long harbored reservations about democracy, and some of their concerns have lately won mainstream attention…