Will Wilkinson deepens and defends his case that libertarianism has influenced Republican views about democracy and redistribution in response to Ilya Somin's critique.
Climate denialism perfectly expresses the inner logic of Trumpism. The political thought of Carl Schmitt, a notorious theorist of fascism, explains why.
Libertarianism has had an enduring anti-democratic influence on American conservatism, but the real story isn't the one told in Nancy MacLean's controversial "Democracy in Chains."
Giving up on visions of the ideal society leads to a more empirical, comparative approach to politics and policy, but it doesn’t mean giving up on idealism.
“We are a group of citizens united by our deep concern over threats to the integrity of American democracy and the rule of law. "
Why the President's call to boycott the NFL is part of the ongoing erosion of liberal norms.
The language and politics of liberty in America have been shaped by the assumption that black freedom doesn't count. Libertarian politics, which has partaken of this corrupt tradition, needs to be reimagined.