Is Liberty on the Rise?History says yes
by JULIAN ADORNEY
1.The NSA's Technotyranny: One Nation Under Surveillance
2.Student Punished for Bringing Hot Pepper to School
3.California Adult Film Regulations Mandate 'Protective Eye Gear,' Vaccines
4.Whether in the USSR or USSA, Politicians Come and Go -- But the Security Organs Remain
5.The Deeply Tragic Sentencing of Ross Ulbricht
6.Federal Judge Believes Motorist, Not Cop, In Traffic Stop
7.Dallas PD Guts Specifics From Citizen Recording Policy, Leaving Only Vague Reminder To Respect Pre-Existing Rights
8.Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison
9.The NYTimes Plays Its Role In 'Keeping Fear Alive' With Pure Fearmongering Over PATRIOT Act Renewal
10.Virginia Man Is Harassed While Eating In Hotel Parking Lot
Some libertarians despair at the prospect of shrinking Leviathan. How can we make meaningful change when the system is stacked against us? And how can we be freer when our political leaders only seem interested in growing government and having more control over the economy?
But the fact is that we’ve already made enormous strides. The history of the federal government since World War II tells a tale of increasing freedom and—believe it or not—decreased intervention. In the great battle of ideas between economic liberty and interventionism, liberty is slowly winning.
Let’s look at some examples.
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