Net Neutrality: A Case for Government Intervention

A recent court case struck down the FCC’s authority to enforce net neutrality, renewing concerns over the future of internet access. Most of us have probably been asking ourselves, “what impact will this have on Internet freedom?” “What exactly is net neutrality?” and, of course, “as a good libertarian how do I feel about net neutrality and the recent court ruling?”

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Sentence Smarter, Not Harder

There is no statistic that better represents the severity of America’s criminal justice system: with 5 percent of the world’s population, the United States has 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Such a high number leads us to wonder if it is possible to reduce crime without imprisoning 1 in 100 Americans. A significant proportion of the increase is due to mandatory minimum sentences. Mandatory minimums strip judges of their discretion and take a “tough on crime” approach that is ineffective, expensive, and unjust. 

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