On Syria

What has happened in Syria over the last week or so (if not much longer) is horrific and deplorable. I'm not trying in any way to diminish that. However, when we start asking ourselves what our reaction ought to be I think we need to do some more reflecting. My concern is less pragmatic - … Continue reading On Syria

The Absurdity of Amoral Positions: The Ethics of Libertarianism

Libertarians (Rand Paul is a perfect example of this) often claim an ethically neutral position when implementing their neo-liberal policies. Either by direct plan or consequence of it (does it really matter?), these policies most often minimize access to and defund public services, deplete public education, etc. - things which disproportionately affect lower income, non-white … Continue reading The Absurdity of Amoral Positions: The Ethics of Libertarianism