Remembering Whitney Ball’s lasting but rarely noticed work


My first reaction to the death of Whitney Ball, who died on August 17, 2015 at age 52, was that I wish I knew her better. Steve Hayward, in his … MORE >>

Charles Murray’s Lockean philanthropic proposal

On my very rough analysis, there are two basic types of libertarians.

The first type is the Nietzschean type—those whose approach seems to be premised on the thought “I can look after myself so why don’t you do the same.” You knew this type in college—they’re the ones who toted around copies of Beyond Good and Evil and made sour, sneering comments about peers who couldn’t see through the banal foolishness of those who tried to do good in their communities.… MORE >>

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