William Watkins | Monday September 17, 2018 at 4:57 PM PDT | Comments Off on Constitution Day
Today, by statutory law, is Constitution Day. It is more a wake for the dead than a celebration for one that is living. Actually, the Constitution is dead because so many have insisted on it being a living and breathing document. A Constitution should be a lighthouse, a beacon for the people to gaze…
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Tags: Bill of Rights, Brett Kavanaugh, Constitution Day, Liberty, Living Constitution, originalism
Vicki Alger | Tuesday August 21, 2018 at 1:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on National Employee Freedom Week
National effort to inform union members of their opt-out rights.
Tags: Civil Liberties, Education, Free Market, Liberty, National Employee Freedom Week, Personal Liberty, Supreme Court, unions
Randall Holcombe | Friday August 3, 2018 at 10:51 AM PDT | Comments Off on Political Capitalism
The real threat to free markets lies in the regulatory state.
Tags: Books, Business, Corruption, cronyism, Economics, Free Market, Liberty, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Political Capitalism, Politics, public choice, Regulation, special interests, The State
Vicki Alger | Wednesday August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on California Parents Need Educational Choices, Not Court Battles
Expanding education options through education savings accounts would help students and taxpayers alike.
Tags: California, Constitution, Education, ESA, Government subsidies, Liberty, parental choice, Personal Liberty, Politics, Power, Taxation, The State
Randall Holcombe | Thursday July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT | Comments Off on I Hope Russia Wins
We’re not talking about the World Cup here, but Russia’s challenge to Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs.
Tags: Business, Donald Trump, Economics, Free Market, international trade, Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Russia, tariffs, trade policy
William Watkins | Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 4:13 PM PDT | Comments Off on Victory for Public Workers at SCOTUS
This decision limits the power of organized labor and gives greater freedom to individual workers.
Tags: collective bargaining, First Amendment, Janus, Liberty, Riight to Work, Supreme Court, unions
Vicki Alger | Saturday June 16, 2018 at 9:30 AM PDT | Comments Off on The Fight for Freedom Must Continue Post-Janus
Any day now the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the outcome of which will have major implications.
Tags: California, Education, Government subsidies, Liberty, Politics, Power, school choice, teachers' unions
Sam Staley | Friday June 1, 2018 at 2:55 PM PDT | Comments Off on Solo: A Star Wars Story Entertains with Grounded Individualism
The newest contribution to the Star Wars film universe, Solo: A Star Wars Story, has a lot to offer libertarians, lovers of underdogs, and modern-day pirate enthusiasts.
Tags: Han Solo, individualism, Liberty, movie review, Star Wars
Vicki Alger | Wednesday March 21, 2018 at 10:16 AM PDT | Comments Off on Florida Becomes First State to Offer Student Safety Scholarships
No parent should have to play “Mother, may I” with the state or federal government to enroll their child in a school they think is safe.
Tags: Constitution, Education, Liberty, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Politics, school choice, school safety, The State
Robert Higgs | Friday March 16, 2018 at 2:04 PM PDT | Comments Off on Give Freedom a Chance
Freedom is an ongoing process.
Tags: Free Market, free society, Freedom, Liberty, Peace, Robert Higgs