Article Archive

Liberalism Has Lost Its Soul

Clinton spurns the left while embracing neoconservatives and crony capitalists.

September 30, 2016

A Reality TV Show of the War in Afghanistan

Discovery’s Taking Fire runs alongside Fat N’ Furious and Naked and Afraid.

September 30, 2016

The Dark Heart of Progressivism

A conversation with Thomas C. Leonard, author of Illiberal Reformers.

September 29, 2016

The Wholesale Failure of American Foreign Policy

How long will the people permit it?

September 29, 2016

The Return of Torture?

CIA and Congress oppose Trump’s push—but the public may not.

September 28, 2016

Tax Reform Will Not Happen

The status quo serves the interests of politicians too well.

September 28, 2016

Suing Saudi Arabia

Under new legislation, the 9/11 families could turn to the courts.

September 27, 2016

A Communist at the Debate-Watching Party

Dispatches from the Apollo Uptown Hall.

September 27, 2016

How Did We End Up With Such Unpopular Candidates?

They are us.

September 27, 2016

An Alarming Rise in the Murder Rate

It’s not 1993 again, but it’s a troubling increase.

September 26, 2016

Trump vs. the GOP Elite

Conservatives care about the issues—not just social acceptability.

September 26, 2016

Of Monsters and Black Lives

Everything ultimately depends on the availability of victims and the priority that society places on them.

September 26, 2016

Our Workless Future

Automation will replace human labor, and the transition could get ugly.

September 26, 2016

Edward Snowden, Everyman?

Oliver Stone’s biopic is factually accurate, but honesty isn’t the same as objectivity.

September 23, 2016

The All-Purpose Authorization of Military Force

Fifteen years later, it’s time for Congress to do its job.

September 22, 2016

Why Socialism Is Still Popular

Evolutionary psychology may explain it.

September 22, 2016

Liturgies for Young and Old

James K.A. Smith’s new book explores the heart-shaping power of our habits.

September 22, 2016

Is Terrorism Effective?

It doesn’t usually achieve its objectives—and the perpetrators know it.

September 21, 2016

Racial Profiling Is a Bad Counterterrorism Strategy

And Trump needs better professional advice.

September 21, 2016