An in-depth discussion of the Basic Income from WGBH’s Innovation Hub, featuring conversations with me and with University of Manitoba economist Evelyn Forget.
I talked about the libertarian case for a Basic Income Guarantee with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Listen to the interview here.
Libertarianism is often presented as resting upon a simple, indeed commonsense, moral principle. But is the “non-aggression principle” really a good foundation on which to build a libertarian theory? That’s the subject of my most recent paper, “The Libertarian Non-Aggression Principle,” out now in the journal Social Philosophy and Policy.
Lysander Spooner was one of the most important American libertarians of the 19th century. In this interview with Free Thoughts, I talk about his fascinating life and his last published work: “A Letter to Grover Cleveland, on his false Inaugural Address, the Usurpations and Crimes of Lawmakers and Judges, and the consequent Poverty, Ignorance, and…
What did the “social Darwinist” Herbert Spencer really believe about our obligations to the poor? Read my latest paper, “Social Darwinism and Social Justice: Herbert Spencer on Our Duties to the Poor” to find out!
Watch me debate Debra Satz of Stanford University on “The Moral Limits of Markets“
Read my new paper on “Property Rights, Coercion, and the Welfare State: The Libertarian Case for a Basic Income for All,” out now in The Independent Review.
What should libertarians think about the problem of environmental pollution? Read my new paper to find out!