Equality and Equity

Over the last decade or so, a confused idea that started in the nonprofit sector has gradually seeped into liberal discourse more generally. According to this idea, “equality” is bad or inadequate and what we need instead is something called “equity.” Bernie Sanders was asked to explain the difference between them on Real Time this… Continue reading Equality and Equity

Who Decides for Children?

One of the meta-questions surrounding the oddly large volume of writing about transgender youth these days is the question of who makes decisions for children. Liberalism generally endorses the view that people should be able to make decisions for themselves. All of the expository devices of liberal philosophy take rational individuals as the fundamental unit… Continue reading Who Decides for Children?