Category Archive: What We’re Reading

What Liberals and Conservatives Fail to Understand About History

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An article in Mother Jones by Ryan Cooper caught my eye recently because it concerned a favorite topic of mine – the American Civil War. Cooper’s article was written in response to Robert… Continue reading

The Uncanny Valley of Regulation – Departing from Graeber’s Utopia of Rules

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Anthropologist David Graeber has released a new book titled The Utopia of Rules, which is largely a collection of previous essays, loosely compiled around a favorite topic of ours here at Unfettered Equality: … Continue reading

The growing opportunity gap facing American children

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Editor’s Note: Reuben Finighan is a Senior Research Officer at The Melbourne Institute and Fellow of the ARC Life Course Centre of Excellence at University of Melbourne. He was previously a member of… Continue reading

The False Claim That Libertarians Have A Natural Home on the Right

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Like being green, being a progressive who holds libertarian values ain’t easy, primarily for two reasons. First, the title “libertarian” has become so tainted among some progressives that merely claiming the label means… Continue reading

State Formation, Plunder and Ferguson

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The recently released Justice Department report on the Ferguson municipal government is a damning indictment of the systematic racism practiced by police officers, court officials and city administrators. Though some have deemed the… Continue reading

Matt Yglesias Abandons All Hope

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Matt Yglesias of Vox gave up on American politics yesterday, declaring our democracy to be officially doomed. No, this is not the set-up to an elaborate joke about Matt Yglesias; the title of… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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Happy Friday! Here are our top picks this week at Unfettered Equality: Jeremy’s Picks:  Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society — “Protect and Serve?  More like Hate and Fear”: “For more than twenty years,… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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  Hey all, here is your afternoon diet of links to get you to the weekend! Sebastian’s Picks: The New Yorker — a searing essay by Jelani Cobb on “respectability politics,” race, culture, politics… Continue reading

The Roundup!

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It’s been a big week for the blog — over 10,000 visitors! Thanks for reading, and supporting our work. And shout out to new contributor Angie Hoxie! Here’s the Roundup: Jeremy’s Picks: Dueling… Continue reading