Sheldon Richman

Sheldon Richman, author of Coming to Palestine, keeps the blog Free Association and is a senior fellow and chair of the trustees of the Center for a Stateless Society, and a contributing editor at  He is also the Executive Editor of The Libertarian Institute.

The Bogosity of Trump’s “America First”

Trump Never was a Noninterventionist

You Can’t Blame Trump’s Military Budget on NATO

Come and See the Anarchy Inherent in the System

Donald J. Trump the Hawk

Obama Rewards Israel’s Bad Behavior

Trump, Saddam and Presumption of Innocence

Brexit: Which Kind of Dependence Now?

Brexit: What Kind of Dependence Now?

What Do Terrorists Want?

A Constitution Conceived in Tyranny?

Trump’s Creatures

The Constitution and the Standing Army

Sanders and Trump: Too Establishment on Syria

Bush, 9/11, and Iraq: Trump Gets It Right

End, Don’t Extend, Draft Registration

Why Won’t Iran Act Like Our Enemy?

The Pernicious State

The Season of Peace Requires Action Not Songs

America’s Asymmetrical War Against Muslims

A Conspiracy of Fear-Mongers

Don’t Say “Radical” If You Mean “Violent”

Why Do They Hate Us? It’s No Mystery

Let the Refugees In

How to Respond to the Paris Attacks

Operation Police State: Trump’s Deportation Force

America’s Non-Representative War Government

Is Instability the Goal of U.S. Mideast Policy?

Beware the Anti-Politician Politician: They Still Want to Rule!

The US / Israeli Conflict is Finally Visible for All to See

Israeli Chutzpah: No Compensation for Iran Deal

Framing Iran: Thomas Friedman’s War Wish

Why King John Would Envy Barack Obama

Killer SEALS

The National Security State Lives

Let the Clock Run Out on the NSA

Marco Rubio: a Reactionary Big Government Man

Fiorina Sees Enemies Everywhere She Looks

Obama Wades Deeper Into Yemen

What the Hell are We Doing in Yemen?

The Real Nuclear Threat in the Middle East

The Bomb, Bomb, Bomb Iran Caucus

Domestic Fear is the Price of Empire

Why Does Non-Interventionism Horrify Our Rulers?

America’s James Bond Complex

The American Sniper Was No Hero

The Ominous Republican Hold on Congress

Getting Away With Torture

I Love Loosies and the People Who Sell Them

America’s Police are Out of Control