Tag Archives: liberty

A car means less freedom

An old cliché says that a car gives freedom. But if freedom means the absence of state intrusion in our personal choices, then that cliché is plain wrong. Drivers are less free than pedestrians or transit passengers. There are three…

Why Can’t the US Follow Europe’s Lead in Abolishing the Death Penalty?

The evidence, and public opinion, suggests the US should follow Europe’s lead and abolish the death penalty. Bianca Jagger recently delivered a speech at the Fourth Congress Against the Death Penalty in Geneva, Switzerland and raised a number of key…