Data demonstrate that partisans allow the political leaders they like and dislike to color their views of public policy and that policy support depends not only on political ideology but also on the president who is promoting the policy.
Aaron Ross PowellIf your policy preferences change based on which party is implementing them, then you don't have policy preferences, you have tribal affiliations.
Adam Gurri joins the show today to talk about the origins of free speech and how our current understanding has been muddied by social media.
Aaron Ross PowellOur contemporary debate about free speech is often unproductive in part because people confuse a number of conceptually distinct issues. On today's @FreeThoughtsPod, we're joined by @adamgurri to disentangle the free speech question.
President was recently presented with a 4ft replica of Mount Rushmore with his face on it
Aaron Ross PowellSo much of what Trump's done throughout his life, and so much of what motivates him still, is a deep desire to be accepted and respected by the east coast elites he grew up among. He keeps trying things, and keeps getting frustrated that it never works.
The California senator and former prosecutor has a long record of pushing illiberal policies.
Aaron Ross PowellFor a cataloging of just how bad Kamala Harris has been on criminal justice, check out this article by @ENBrown. Her record is very much at odds with America's desire for serious reform.
Libertarians believe that, in politics, liberty is the most important value.
Aaron Ross Powell"Almost everyone wants freedom for themselves. Valuing the liberty of other people is less common, especially other people who may be very unlike us and behave in ways we disfavor. Our goal is to help you cultivate your own love for the freedom of others."
A tale of political violence and double-standards.
Aaron Ross PowellTwitter hiding @realDonaldTrump's incitement of violence isn't just about #Section230. It also raises crucial questions about the nature of government and our relationship with the state.
Trevor and Aaron are joined by Cato’s Matthew Feeney and John Samples (a new member of the Facebook Oversight Board), to talk about the pros and cons of content moderation.
Aaron Ross PowellToday's episode of Free Thoughts features @JohnSamplesCato, member of Facebook's Oversight Board, discussing #Section230 and online content moderation. We're also joined by Cato's director of emerging tech policy, @M_feeney. It couldn't be more timely.
Join the hosts of the Free Thoughts podcast as they answer questions about libertarian philosophy and policy. What's the best way to advance libertarian idea...
Aaron Ross PowellJust posted our first video edition of @FreeThoughtsPod. @TCBurrus and I rigged up webcams and answered listener questions about all things libertarianism. (Please pardon the low-fi-ness and my lack of a haircut.)
Find out the latest on COVID-19's impact on the sports world and when sports are returning by subscribing to Breaking News push notifications in the Sports and COVID-19 section.The NFL continues to operate under the hope and belief the 2020 season...