civil liberties

4/20: ‘Abolish the War on Drugs’ Day

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I think most people sit in one of two camps when it comes to April 20th: either you absolutely hate it or you love it. On one hand, some people are extremely...

A Small Guide To Protecting Your Privacy

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Originally written for the Students For Liberty Blogging Series, posted here on 12.15.14 It was almost two years ago that Edward Snowden began the NSA revela...

Dying with Dignity

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Originally written for the Students For Liberty Blogging Series, posted here on 12.6.14 Dying with Dignity On November 1st, the world lost an individual who...

Cameras Won’t Solve Police Brutality

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This was originally written for the Students for Liberty blogging series, posted here on 10.7.14 Addendum 12.3.14: In light of the Grand Jury decisions regar...

Ferguson October and Police Brutality

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For SFL's blogging series, I had the wonderful opportunity of interviewing Chelsea McCoy and her friend Greg Fister over their experience with civil disobedi...

Watchmen Watching

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Originally published in the Index of Kirksville, MO on 9.11.14 Four weeks since Michael Brown's murder in Ferguson, Missouri, and tensions are finally fallin...

Flags, Anthems, and Reality

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This Fourth of July is much like every one prior. There's a unifying sense of solidarity in this nation, irregardless of political alignment, wealth, and rac...