U.S. military aid funds tear gas used to repress peaceful protestors in Egypt

Lynne Kiesling I am watching and following the events in Egypt with great interest. Of course as a technologist-of-sorts who studies complexity I am interested in the role of social media in enabling such a distributed movement to coalesce. Unlike what happened in Iran in June 2009, this uprising seems likely to have a longer-lasting … More U.S. military aid funds tear gas used to repress peaceful protestors in Egypt

Understanding libertarian morality: “Regulations trigger a sense of resistance in me”

Michael Giberson In the February 2011 issue of Reason Ronald Bailey explains some interesting work in political and moral psychology on libertarian morality. The research – by Jon Haidt at the University of Virginia, Ravi Iyer and Jesse Graham at the University of Southern California and Spassena Koleva and Peter Ditto at the University of California … More Understanding libertarian morality: “Regulations trigger a sense of resistance in me”