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Libertarians vs conservatives – an update

Charles RichardsonAug 19, 2016

Young libertarians and conservatives attend another debate, and tell us what they think. It's interesting, and disturbing.

Two lectures, or how libertarians lost the plot

Charles RichardsonAug 8, 20162 Comments

The rise of Donald Trump shows why we can't rely on libertarians to defend liberty.

Racism and the Republicans

Charles RichardsonAug 3, 2016

Decisions on voting rights provide further evidence for the centrality of race to the Republican identity.

How UKIP saved the world (sort of)

Charles RichardsonAug 1, 2016

Another way of looking at the Trump-Brexit analogy.

Race and the Republicans

Charles RichardsonJul 29, 2016

The history of the last fifty years in the Republican party shows how the conservative movement sowed the seeds of its own destruction. It's not clear how it can ever be rebuilt.

World election news

Charles RichardsonJul 15, 2016

A roundup of election news from Austria, the United States, Mongolia and Australia.

Is it 1964 all over again?

Charles RichardsonJun 23, 2016

Donald Trump's train wreck of a campaign raises thoughts of 1964, the last time the Democrats won a landslide.

Happy birthday, Miranda!

Charles RichardsonJun 14, 2016

For fifty years now, police in America have had to observe procedural safeguards that protect suspects' rights, and the sky has still not fallen in. But some haven't learned the lesson.

Final Tuesday, live

Charles RichardsonJun 8, 2016

Results as they appear from the last states to hold primaries.

A three-party America?

Charles RichardsonJun 7, 20162 Comments

The Libertarian Party has hopes of becoming something like a mainstream European-style liberal party. But it needs to come to terms with the fact that plenty of liberals are happy enough as Clinton Democrats.

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