Abolish Government Schools

March 3, 2020 – Gor Mkrtchian …… Even if it’s true that some wouldn’t be able to afford schooling without government financial assistance, the idea that this necessitates the government creating and running its own schools is a glaring non sequitur. Continue reading →

Why Governments Hate Secession

February 27, 2020 – Ryan McMaken …… States seek to perpetuate themselves by seizing more control of capital and human beings. Size makes this easier. And every regime would become a mega-state like China or the US if it could. Continue reading →

The Origins of the Thought Police — and Why They Scare Us

February 21, 2020 – Jon Miltimore …… In a sense, “1984” is largely a book about the human capacity to maintain a grip on the truth in the face of propaganda and power. It might be tempting to dismiss Orwell’s book as a figment of dystopian literature. Unfortunately, that’s not as easy as it sounds. Modern history shows he was onto something. Continue reading →