Welcome back, and hello! There are reasonsAn annual webathon for’s is currently in progress and can be viewed on your screens or in your earbuds. This is what we want you to do. donateWe are here to remind you about the work that we do throughout the year, and “free minds and open markets” as we support them.
Today, I’d like to focus on the people who work for There are reasonsYour amazing journalism Assistance enables. Principled libertarian journalists shouldn’t be forced to do anything to maintain their jobs. Many There are reasonsOur staffers represent people who are unable to do what they do for other publications. This is why we consider it really valuable work.
In the last 24 hours, there have been a lot of There are reasonsEmployees have shared tweets about the work they are proud of. I am proud too.
Let us start by recognizing the extraordinary work of Stephanie Slade, the magazine’s Managing editor. This is Stephanie’s staunch defense of classical liberalism in the face of an ever-increasing tide of illiberalism. There are reasonsYou saved her from the life of polling public opinion, and you will help her continue to offer a classical liberal alternative to national conservatism as well as democratic socialism.
My colleagues and I do amazing work. Every month, we publish a magazine that is so inspiring. On a personal note though, having more resources allows us to hire more editors which means I can spend my time on writing projects. For example…
— (Stephanie) Slade (@sladesr) December 2, 2021
Jacob Sullum was Senior Editor and wrote about this year’s bungled COVID responses and election shenanigans early in the year.
Judging from traffic, our readers this year were especially interested in stories about perverse pandemic policies… https://t.co/grbMHg2IMG (2/11)
— Jacob Sullum (@jacobsullum) December 2, 2021
Christian Britschgi was the Associate Editor. He had COVID and continued his pursuit of a classic pandemic story on government overreach.
@reasonThis is an excellent opportunity to thank our supporters and readers who allow us to bring you stories like none other. Here’s a thread of a few of those from me from over the past year (1/9) https://t.co/JLVj9vqyve
— Christian Britschgi (@christianbrits) December 2, 2021
Billy Binion (Associate Editor) is the dog with the bone for stories on police misconduct. This includes getting the true story about cases of abuse and busting myths when media misinterpret the facts.
I wrote a series on a group of Baton Rouge cops who strip-searched a minor in public & then conducted a warrantless search of his home. One of them was finally demoted.
The city attempted to imprison the professor, but I was able to get the footage after they had. Gov’t at work:https://t.co/XHfUPnwwoc
— Billy Binion (@billybinion) December 2, 2021
Reporter C.J. Ciaramella FOIAing FBI documents and filing records request for court documents ever since Binion was a baby (Just kidding!) Billy is not so young. You must stop laughing at him.(Not to mention the constant coverage of abuses in prisons or jails.
It is a great privilege to write at a location that recognizes the value of prisons and jails being covered.
Of my work this year, I think this piece is the best representative of that https://t.co/Znn6rdOt43
— CJ Ciaramella (@cjciaramella) December 1, 2021
Jesse Walker is Books Editor and author of Paranoia in the United States, runs our unofficial A.V. ClubKeeps the Books Section stocked with Reviews, but still has the time and energy to provide thoughtful, compassionate, eye-opening analysis and reporting on American Politics’ fringe beliefs.
You might like: Reading about the cults and moral panics that plague America, as well as obscure sideways in American history, is something you enjoy? Reason allows you to explore this information at a much greater length than a tweet. https://t.co/ZHGGrtMnlS
— Jesse Walker (@notjessewalker) December 2, 2021
Liz Wolfe is probably an Associate Editor at the moment, and that is a good thing, since NFTs are one of her favorite subjects. This is in addition to borscht, and hateful people called Cuomo. Bid on There are reasonsNFT for the Webathon HereYou can read more about Wolfe or donate crypto to Wolfe directly. No one is picky.
Interested not just in criticizing politicians and bad laws, but also celebrating what the future holds––what’s happening in the world of DAOs and crypto and NFTs and AI and utterly dope space tourism https://t.co/Z0zn5VKNej
— Liz Wolfe (@lizzywol) December 2, 2021
Eric Boehm, a reporter, is monitoring all borrowing and spending as well as regulation at the federal and state levels.
No, Joe Biden, you can’t fix inflation by spending more of other people’s moneyhttps://t.co/tJNAPWacMq
— Eric Boehm (@EricBoehm87) December 2, 2021
Jason Russell, Deputy Managing editor has added some sports content to the pages. This fills a large gap in our coverage. Yesterday, he went to the casino and gambled on hockey and soccer for a magazine story. This is possible thanks to your donations:
Wonderful staff @reasonWithout the generosity of our donors, we couldn’t accomplish the amazing work that we do. DONATE TODAY and it’ll be matched: https://t.co/2B1CTHf5V2
As @kmanguwardHe said that if you enjoy sportsball as much as you do, you might consider supporting our publication. THREAD
— Jason Russell (@JRussellMI) December 2, 2021
Scott Shackford, Associate Editor is monitoring supply lines as well as police officers in the wide range of his reporting.
When a sheriff tried censor an teen’s Instagram account, to stop her telling others she had COVID-19, a judge intervened. https://t.co/WPyRvcc4KG
— Scott Shackford (Blue Checkmark) (@SShackford) December 2, 2021
There’s also Editor at Large Nick Gillespie who delivers great interviews each Wednesday. Nick Gillespie talks about The ReasonYou can also find stories on psychedelics and cancel culture in this article:
Podcast The Reason Interview (interviews with Reason) @JohnHMcWhorter @sapinker @GeorgeWill @AndrewYang @ChefGruel @ComicDaveSmith @BridgetPhetasy @ErikVoorhees @janecoaston @drcarlhart @MsMelChen + dozens more) 2/x
— Nick Gillespie (@nickgillespie) December 2, 2021
You will find many great threads with listens, reads, and watches. Click through them and you’ll be rewarded.These are not all the tweeters who made those threads. This is not a complete list. Damon Root, senior editor was too busy with abortion coverage and court cases. Ronald Bailey, Science Correspondent is involved in covering Dr. Oz’s Senate candidacy. Matt Welch, editor at large is most likely watching a game of baseball. Robby Soave is a senior editor who just came by via an escooter. There’s the important but unnoticed work of our marketing, editing and development staffers, who are there to help you see our work every day. The crack team at Video podcastProducers gathered in Washington, DC, this week, for the first-time in many years to plan how we can make better, more fast and better content for our listening and watching pleasure.
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