Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Sadness in Ferguson

A protester friend wrote of her experiences last night. She noted that she was at the front lines of social justice, as a peaceful protester and helping to confront agitators. She suggested the question that people needed to ask themselves … Continue reading

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Allow Voting Over Two Days

In April the residents of Ferguson will go to the polls to vote on the city’s leadership. One way to increase voter participation in the election would be to keep the polls open two days instead of just one. Arguably, … Continue reading

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Chief Jackson and True Change

The resignation of Tom Jackson, the police chief of Ferguson, has become a goal of many activists and protestors. But while this would certainly be change, it might actually stand in the way of true social progress.

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Practical Libertarianism

Libertarianism has sometimes been used to argue against almost any role for government. But the key concepts of Libertarianism, free will and limitation of coercion, support a role for government that is appropriate for our modern industrial economy and consistent … Continue reading

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