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 People Say No to War … Finally

How the U.S. Can Help Rid the World of Chemical Weapons

We Must Not be the World’s Policeman

US Lacks Moral Standing to Condemn Syria

The Phony Trade-Off Between Privacy and Security

Playing Politics With the Drug War

How the US Empire Provokes Terrorism

What an Honest Conversation About Race Might Sound Like

Airbrushing Barbarity

Is Edward Snowden a Lawbreaker?

The NSA Apologists

Insults to Our Intelligence

The Lie Factory

The Deadly US Base on Diego Garcia

So What If Freedom Isn’t Free?

Republic of War

Syria: Why We Must Restrain the Impulse to “Do Something”

The State of Torture in America

Did Obama “Radicalize” the Tsarnaevs?

Liberty, Security, and Terror

What If the Tsarnaevs’ Motive Was Revenge for U.S. Foreign Policy?

Shameful Double Standards on Israel

The Disasters that U.S. Intervention Created

Drone Trust the Government

The Ominous US Presence in Northwest Africa

Did the Government Drive Aaron Swartz to Suicide?

Taxation Fixation

Nullify the Drug War!

Petraeus Fell for the Wrong Reason

Why Americans Should Reject Obama-Romney Foreign Policy

America’s Drone Terrorism

The Glaring Contradictions in Anti-Iran Policy

The Hubris of Romney and Obama

Romney, Taxes and Dependence on Government

AIPAC and the Undemocratic Convention

US Encourages Israel’s War Aims

Obama, Bin Laden, and Mitt

Wall Street Couldn’t Have Done It Alone

9/11 and the National Security Scam

Don’t Support the Troops, Bring Them Home!

Americans Are Not Being Leveled With

Bombing Without Laws

Close Down the IMF

After Bin Laden

Obama’s Broken Guant?namo Promise

When Will George W. Bush be Tried for His War Crimes?

Government Spying on Americans

Why Wikileaks Matters

Beware the Campaign for War Against Iran

Afghanistan: No Hurry to Leave