Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

During two decades in journalism Jacob Sullum has relentlessly skewered authoritarians of the left and the right, making the case for shrinking the realm of politics and expanding the realm of individual choice.

Read his weekly column here or check out hisĀ bio.

Recently Published

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YouTube Is Not the Government: Conservatives Who Argue the Video Platform Is Constrained by the First Amendment Are Forsaking Their Constitutional Principles Sep 04, 2019

Dennis Prager may or may not have a legitimate beef with YouTube, which he says has been restricting... Read More

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The False Premises of the Ruling Against Johnson & Johnson: Blaming Opioid Makers for 'Opioid Crisis' May Be Emotionally Satisfying, but Reality Is More Complicated Aug 28, 2019

This week, an Oklahoma judge ruled that Johnson & Johnson should pay $572 million to "abate" a "publ... Read More

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It Wasn't Just a Chokehold That Killed Eric Garner: His Death Resulted From a Violent Confrontation That Never Should Have Happened Aug 21, 2019

The dismissal of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo, five years after he participated in the fatal arrest ... Read More