America’s security profiling at airports should worry frequent flyers

America’s security profiling at airports should worry frequent flyers

ARE you on America’s newest airport-security watch list? You could be, but you would never know. That is because the list is secret, and no one quite understands what it takes to land on it. News of the list emerged earlier this month, when the New York Times obtained a five-page internal directive from the […]

A Brief History of America’s Obsession With Sneakers

A Brief History of America’s Obsession With Sneakers

The way Bill Bowerman told the story, one of Nike’s greatest innovations came to him at breakfast. The University of Oregon track coach, who meticulously crafted custom shoes for each of his athletes, had been struggling to develop a shoe that the team could wear to train on surfaces other than the track. His “eureka” […]

Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

Trump Should Ask Israel to Fund America’s Occupation of Syria

On 16 April 2018, the internationally respected analyst of Middle-Eastern affairs, Abdel Bari Atwan, headlined about Trump’s increasingly overt plan to break Syria up and to establish permanent US control over the parts it wants, “Attempting the Unachievable”. He stated that “The coming few months are likely to prove very difficult for the Americans and very costly, not just […]

America’s Fentanyl Problem Is Reaching a Whole New Group of Users

America’s Fentanyl Problem Is Reaching a Whole New Group of Users

On a clear day in the summer of 2016, an ambulance arrived at the Yale New Haven Hospital carrying a man in his 60s with the classic signs of an opioid overdose: His breathing had stopped, his heart had slowed, and his blood pressure had dropped. Over the next six hours, 11 more people were […]

Non-Interventionism: America’s Original Foreign Policy

Non-Interventionism: America’s Original Foreign Policy

Future of Freedom Foundation‘s Jacob Hornberger and Richard Ebeling join today’s Liberty Report to discuss what we can do to return US foreign policy to one of non-intervention in the affairs of others. Next month the Ron Paul Institute and Future of Freedom Foundation will team up in Charleston, SC to hold a conference on […]

Philadelphia’s District Attorney Just Showed America’s Prosecutors How to End Mass Incarceration

Newly minted Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner was elected on a platform of bringing criminal justice reform to the office and attacking mass incarceration. Now Krasner, a former civil rights attorney, seems to be making good on his promise. In a recent office memo—first issued in February but made public this week—Krasner swaps the office’s traditional […]

America’s China Delusions Approaching Danger Point

America’s China Delusions Approaching Danger Point

The National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China revised the state constitution to remove term limits for the office of president of the PRC.  This vote gives Xi Jinping the legal basis to become president for more than two terms and, possibly for life. The term limits affair also served as an excuse […]

Children Pay the Price for America’s Addiction to Gun Violence

In the last two decades, more than 150,000 kids at more than 170 elementary, middle, and high schools have experienced a shooting on campus. A new report from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence suggests those kids, as well as those who encounter gun violence in their daily lives, continue to suffer the consequences for decades.   After a mass shooting in at […]