Nick Gillespie is the editor in chief of Reason.com and Reason.tv and the co-author with Matt Welch of The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America.
Can We All Shut Up About the Weather for a While?
Especially weather that is totally in keeping with the seasons in which it’s taking placeBy Nick Gillespie
The 5 Worst Moments From the State of the Union
Before the speech slides down the memory hole, here are five moments to remember and then forget again until next yearBy Nick Gillespie
The Increasingly Irrelevant Christian Primary
Displays of religiosity have become increasingly public and de riguer in GOP politics, but the reality is that Americans are turning away from organized religionBy Nick Gillespie
Foie Gras Freedom Is Also a Win for Free Speech
Opponents of the delicacy shouldn't use the state to force their subjective value judgments on those who have a taste for things they find abhorrentBy Nick Gillespie
5 Earth-Shaking Trends To Follow in 2015—and Beyond!
Here are five trends that grew in 2014 and will continue to gain steam this year—and through the rest of the decadeBy Nick Gillespie
Is Reading Executives' Hacked Emails Really Any Better Than Peeping at Hollywood in Its Birthday Suit?
Reading hacked emails is hardly any better than being a Peeping TomBy Nick Gillespie
Cameras Wouldn't Just Prevent Police Brutality. They Would Prevent Violent Protests Too
Want fewer avoidable deaths and potentially angry protests? Then get more video from every possible angleBy Nick Gillespie
Uber's Real Crime Is Giving In to Politics as Usual
The company once fought unfair regulation—now it wants its ownBy Nick Gillespie
Did President Obama Just Break the Internet?
'Net Neutrality' is a clever phrase but a dumb policy.By Nick Gillespie
The Midterms’ Real Winner? Independents and Fiscal Sanity (Maybe)
The next two years are the Republicans’ time—if they use it wisely.By Nick Gillespie
Pot Is the New Normal
Face it: marijuana is legal, crime is down, traffic fatalities are declining and fewer teens are lighting upBy Nick Gillespie
Let's Give America's Royal Baby a Time Out
Is there anything more distasteful than the obviously strategic use of babies by the rich and powerful to gild their images?By Nick Gillespie
Eric Holder's Legacy: Duplicity, Incompetence, and Obliviousness
Holder exists to protect the president and his policies. Worse, his successor will almost certainly take up exactly where he leaves off.By Nick Gillespie
iOS 8: The Operating System That Would Be King
No company, even one as worshiped by its fans as Apple, is ever more than a couple of flops away from being cast into furnace of hell.By Nick Gillespie
Welcome to College—Now Please Stop Thinking
A scandal at Canada’s University of Western Ontario shows just how censored higher education has becomeBy Nick Gillespie
Hacked Celebrity Pics Should Not Be an Excuse To Throttle Our Free and Open Internet
For better or worse, the Internet is the greatest free-speech forum ever imaginedBy Nick Gillespie
Labor Day: Raising the Minimum Wage Stiffs the Poor
There are at least three better ways to help low-income workers — and few ways that are worseBy Nick Gillespie
Millennials Are Selfish and Entitled, and Helicopter Parents Are to Blame
There are more overprotective moms and dads at a time when children are actually safer than everBy Nick Gillespie
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