LAW

Deplatforming Trump, “Private Censorship,” and Social Media “Monopolies”: Richard Epstein on Regulating “Big Tech”

There is no reason for government to regulate today’s “dominant” firms — Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon –as if they are true and invincible monopolists.

Race and Riots

Burning police stations and looting stores won’t speed that progress. It sets us back.

Twitter is Private Property President Trump

Letting President Trump use the police power of the government to fight the Left is self-contradictory. “If the owners of a media platform do not get to decide who can appear on it, then who gets to make that decision?” Government force will not achieve freedom. It will only achieve tyranny.

Politicians Not Letting The Coronavirus Crisis Go To Waste

In normal times the government supports many bad, irresponsible, and unjust policies, driven in part by perverse incentives. Not the least of these is an imprudent eagerness to please special interests. Emergencies and the resulting panic only further loosen whatever weak restraints there normally are against government misbehavior and malfunction.

Abortion Rights are Pro-Life

Abortion-rights advocates should not cede the terms “pro-life” and “right to life” to the anti-abortionists. It is a woman’s right to her life that gives her the right to terminate her pregnancy.

 

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