Is Liberty “Natural”?
Hans Eicholz, Library of Law and Liberty
Everywhere the idea of liberty has simply become confused, even deranged. The pieces of a once-glorious tradition have been shattered, and the shards have been taken up as dueling implements in an all-out street fight, as right is pitted against right, freedom against freedom.
The next big sin tax could be aimed at meat
Chase Purdy, Quartz
It’s a controversial question that sits at the intersection of climate change, public health, animal agriculture, and governance: Should eating meat be considered in the same category as cigarettes and alcohol, taxed for their inherent sinfulness?
Five myths about bitcoin
Joseph Bonneau and Steven Goldfeder, Washington Post
No, the currency isn’t beyond the reach of the law, and it won’t replace cash.
Far more Americans say there are strong conflicts between partisans than between other groups in society
John Gramlich, Pew Research
Americans are far more likely to say there are strong conflicts between Democrats and Republicans in U.S. society today than to say the same thing about blacks and whites, the rich and the poor, and other social groups.