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Triaxial Epistemology

By way of Popehat, Arnold Kling on a root problem with contemporary political discourse, summarized in the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Kling’s three “languages” are ways of talking about politics and government, and they align roughly with the progressive, conservative and libertarian viewpoints. Progressives, Mr. Kling thinks, typically express opinions using an “oppressed-oppressor axis”: societal…

On How the State Determines That You Have No “Proprietary Interest” In Your Own Tweets

Mike Konczal talks property and criminal justice over at Rortybomb. It’s an excellent post. You really do need to read it. And I’m sure plenty of people here at the League will have something to say about it. In it, he tracks the evisceration of “liberal philosophy” through attacks from both Conservatives and Progressives in the area…