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,┬áRavi 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”