Libertarians on MLK Day

Where do libertarians stand on the Martin Luther King’s policy legacy? Every year, I make it a Martin Luther King Jr. day tradition to reread his letter from Birmingham Jail. It’s a brilliant essay that makes the case for the rule of law, justified civil disobedience, and the necessity of demanding immediate rectification for legal inequality. If you haven’t … More Libertarians on MLK Day

Does forcing the homeless into shelters help them?

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new homeless policy may hurt the people it’s trying to protect Last week, Andrew Cuomo issued a new Executive Order saying that local police, state services, and social services must force homeless people into shelters when the temperature drops below 32 degrees. Setting aside the legality of the mandate, I’m sure Governor Cuomo is … More Does forcing the homeless into shelters help them?