After becoming legal in Rhode Island, Delaware, and Minnesota already this year, the advance of gay marriage appears unstoppable. Libertarians, however, are divided for reasons that may surprise.
Live-blog of the presidential debate on Oct. 23 between the Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson, Green Party's Jill Stein, Justice Party's Rocky Anderson and Constitution Party's Virgil Goode.
Measuring big things and big ideas is difficult. The government tries to get a feel for national unemployment, but every attempt is imprecise and reveals government's basic lack of knowledge.
In order for millennials to make any kind of progress, we will need to examine our answers to fundamental questions about the role of government in our lives.
Imagine you lived in a city where a single entity operated 86 percent of the schools, a prime example of monopolistic behavior. Welcome to Chicago.
On federal spending, libertarians can do business with Paul Ryan.
Libertarianism is here, it’s not going away, and it will be Millennials who bring its noble ideas into a new political mainstream.
“Conservative” doesn’t mean conservatives always get what they want. In fact, it means they often don’t. That makes Chief Justice John Roberts the most conservative judge on the Supreme Court.
Millennials have a lot riding on tomorrow's Supreme Court decision on Obamacare. But it's never been anything we could control, so we shouldn't let it anger us.
Last weekend, my libertarian group manned a table at an outdoor civic event in Chicago. Most people were interested, but a handful shared some basic misunderstandings about the philosophy.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is outlawing the Big Gulp to curb rising levels of obesity in his city. But government intervention in food is actually a prime cause of unhealthy eating.
100 state police officers cordoned off the downtown courthouse, and they soon moved across the street to surround City Hall. Only problem? There were no protesters in either place.
Conservatives historically sought to protect institutions from radical change through government action. Today, however, they use the force of government actively to achieve their private aims.
On Tuesday, many activists celebrated legislation that requires women to be paid the same as men for particular jobs. But this legislation actually harms women's working and earning prospects.
The only way forward is to leave the answers to the decisions of health care consumers and producers (informed by prices) in a free health care market.
Here are five reasons why Obamacare is bad public policy that makes problems with health care availability, cost, and accessibility worse.
A Chicago entrepreneur filed suit today in federal court to challenge a new, illegal IRS rule that would require her to spend time and money for a license to prepare other people's taxes.
An op-ed in Wednesday's New York Times argues for amending to the Civil Rights Act to include the "right to unionize." But this is another attempt for a special interest group to get a leg up.
The AP reported on Tuesday that the Interior Department is developing a plan to shoot or remove barred owls to increase the population of the northern spotted owl.
These days, a 'liberal' is usually considered to be someone who is pro-choice, anti-war, and in favor of gun control. But can these policy preferences really be called liberal?
Ron Paul is using his presidential campaign to educate fellow candidates, Republicans, and citizens on the true meaning of liberty.
Would a President Ron Paul invite harm to America through a naive conception of foreign affairs, or would his policies actually make the U.S. safer physically and sounder fiscally?
Would all the money, time, and inevitable heartbreak generated by the 2012 presidential election be more productively spent elsewhere?