The United States: #1 in prisoners and military spending — but not #1 in freedom

The Skeptical Libertarian Blog: It is a comforting story people in the United States tell ourselves when we feel our position in the world challenged, or when chest-thumping nationalists mount the platform to brag about “American exceptionalism”, or when we need to excuse our behavior internationally.

But is it true? How does the United States stack up against other countries in terms of human freedom? [Continue reading…]

Print Friendly, PDF & Email