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Nick Gillespie

Nick Gillespie

Editor at Large, Reason

Nick Gillespie is editor at large of Reason, the libertarian magazine of "Free Minds and Free Markets," co-host of the Reason Podcast, and principal interviewer at Reason TV. A two-time finalist for digital National Magazine Awards for his work on "UPS vs. FEDEX: Ultimate Whiteboard Mix" and the documentary series Reason Saves Cleveland with Drew Carey: How to Fix the Mistake on the Lake and Other Once-Great American Cities, Gillespie is co-author, with Matt Welch, of The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What's Wrong With America. "For the past 20 years, Gillespie has been a writer, editor and intellectual godfather for Reason, the movement’s leading journal since its founding in 1968." The Daily Beast named him one of "The Right's Top 25 Journalists," calling him "clear-headed, brainy...[and] among the foremost libertarians in America." His work has appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Time, and he is a frequent guest on CNN, C-SPAN, Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, and other networks.


More About Nick Gillespie

Gillespie and Welch answer the question: ‘What does a libertarian think about the war on drugs and how do we change it?’

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Gillespie speaking at an SSDP conference on the topic of ‘What Would a Sensible Drug Policy Look Like,’ and discussing how drug prohibition functions as a ‘structuring event’ in American life, forcing all sorts of activity to pay hypocritical and misdirected lip service to a Just Say No mentality.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Legalize drugs and then tax sales of them. And while we're at it, welcome all forms of gambling (rather than just the few currently and arbitrarily allowed) and let prostitution go legit too.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Why is it that ostensibly pro-drug movies can never quite deliver the goods, can never quite depict drug use as something other than depraved?

Thursday, March 1, 2001

Nick Gillespie critiques Burger King’s recent advertisement, which shows support for the 2015 net neutrality protections.

Saturday, November 26, 2016
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

With regards to net neutrality regulations, Nick Gillespie argues, “Goodbye fast-moving innovation and adjustment to changing technology on the part of companies, hello regulatory morass and long, drawn-out bureaucratic hassles.”

Monday, May 19, 2014

Nick Gillespie discusses the repeal of net neutrality with fellow Reason journalists. 

Friday, December 1, 2017

Nick Gillespie argues that net neutrality regulations are unnecessary government overreach.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Nick Gillespie critiques Tom Wheeler and the Obama-era regulations.

Sunday, November 26, 2017