Black people must ask what needs to be done to stop criminals from preying on them and making so many of their communities economic wastelands.
Crime imposes a hefty tax on people who can least afford it.
The principle of freedom trumps government regulation. In Ayn Rand’s words: “Freedom is the fundamental requirement of man’s mind.”
Ideology almost perfectly predicts the position of criminologists on issues from gun control to capital punishment to harsh sentencing.
Today’s level of lawlessness and insecurity in many black communities is a relatively new phenomenon. In the 1950s, ’40s, ’30s and earlier times, people didn’t bar their windows.
Police and laws can never replace moral values as restraints on personal conduct.
Sex slavery is evil. Authorities should do everything they can to stop it. But there is a big difference between slavery and sex work done by consenting adults.
Voluntary trade is the only way for human beings to deal with one another, to make their flourishing possible and to enhance it through division of labor.
“The number of hate crime hoaxes actually exceeds the number of convictions. The majority of these high-profile incidents never happened” according to the author of Hate Crime Hoax.
Most of today’s major problems encountered by black people have little or nothing to do with racial discrimination and a legacy of slavery.
Since summer 2014, America has been convulsed with a protest movement known as Black Lives Matter, which claims that police officers are among the greatest threats—if not the greatest threat—to young black males....
How often do people lie to or about the police?