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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The Alarming Epidemic of Misguided Meddling With E-Cigarettes: Banning the Flavors Former Smokers Overwhelmingly Prefer Is a Strange Way to Protect Public Health Sep 18, 2019

Banning flavored e-cigarettes is all the rage among politicians these days. It's an alarming trend t... Read More

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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