Article Archive

Where Free Speech Dies

Europe invented the public square. Now it’s closing it down.

June 21, 2016

Why Clinton Lost So Many Democrats

Almost half of her party—and more than two-thirds of its youth—want a different kind of liberalism.

June 21, 2016

A Syllabus for Trump U

How should professors address this year’s election in the fall semester?

June 20, 2016

Is the Pentagon Hyping the Russia Threat?

Some officials are trying to inflate the defense budget by returning to a Cold War posture.

June 20, 2016

Uber’s Allies

Conservatives should celebrate the company, but also ask some hard questions.

June 20, 2016

No Presidential Wars

In 2016, who will stand up for the Constitution’s foreign policy?

June 20, 2016

The Making of Éamon de Valera

How did a buttoned-up conservative become an Irish revolutionary?

June 17, 2016

Why Wasteful Military Spending Never Stops

The Pentagon’s real strategy? Keeping the money flowing.

June 16, 2016

Why Hasn’t Congress Authorized Force Against ISIS?

A lawsuit alleges that absent such a legislative stamp, the war is illegal.

June 16, 2016

Social Security: Gut or Expand It?

Both left and right fail to offer a realistic way forward.

June 16, 2016

A Good Guy With a Gun Runs, Too

Some nightclub patrons might have been armed. But we shouldn’t expect civilians to stop a killer.

June 16, 2016

Five Myths About Blood Donation

The ban on sexually active gay men is about reducing risk, not bigotry.

June 15, 2016

The Decline of Terror in the West?

The Orlando shooting was a horrific crime. But larger trends suggest that the threat of mass attacks is receding.

June 15, 2016

A Donald Trump Survival Strategy

Whether voters choose a comic or a crook, a great reckoning is coming.

June 15, 2016

Why I Teach Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birthday is an opportunity to remember her incredible talent.

June 14, 2016

Don’t Surrender to the Robots

Should we fight automation’s challenge to employment?

June 13, 2016

Progressive Eugenics

Many of the Left’s signature policies have origins in the most illiberal forms of social engineering.

June 13, 2016

Donald Trump, Mainstream Conservative

Those who have long stoked the flames of populism should not be surprised by the results.

June 10, 2016

Who Threatens Democracy?

Violent opposition to Trump is alarming.

June 9, 2016