Author Archives: Leah Libresco

About Leah Libresco

Leah Libresco is an editorial assistant at TAC. She is a graduate of Yale University and lives in Washington D.C. She is a contributor to Patheos at Unequally Yoked, and her work has also appeared in First Things, The Huffington Post, and Fare Forward. You can follow her on twitter at @leahlibresco.

Boycotting the Arts and Academia

The Russians are withdrawing. Not from Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, but from …

General Mills and Consumers’ Contracting Access to Courts

In films, signing a contract is a considered, deliberate affair. Pens are …

How to Fix the Census’s Obamacare Errors

Can you cook the books by using more accurate statistics? That’s the …

McArdle’s Guide to Failing Well

Failure terrifies Americans into fragility, quite unnecessarily.

Can’t Staunch a Heartbleed

If you’ve used the internet in the last two years, there’s a …

Captain America Skips Politics, Stays Personal

America’s hero struggles to apply Christian forgiveness to international conflict.

Mozilla and the Art of Culture War

In the first paragraph of Mozilla’s blog post announcing Brendan Eich’s resignation, …

The Flash Boys vs. the Market Machines

Imagine if, every time you tried to place an order on the …

New Leaks Show CIA’s Contempt for Congress

An interrogator isn’t just focused on extracting information, but on controlling it. …

SCOTUS Debugs Software Patents

Today, the Supreme Court hears arguments in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS …

The Perils of Workplace Purges

When the losing side of a debate is blacklisted, all disputes become wars of annihilation.

NYT Overstates Danger of E-Cigs

The front page article in the New York Times (“Selling a Poison by …

Solitary Confinement’s Horrors Laid Bare for Eternity

Ross Anderson’s vision of how life extension could change prisons is horrific. …

Folger’s “Richard III”: Something Rotten in the State of England

The Folger Theatre’s production of “Richard III“ is the first production the institution has …

The NSA’s Overreach Breeds Enemies

There’s new evidence that Obama lied when he said, “that the United …

Pricing the Cost of a Congressman

Campaign donations always carry the whiff of something unsavory, but, aside from …

Teaching Math Under Common Core: Fact and Fiction, Part V

As part of a continuing discussion on the myths and truths surrounding Common …

GOP Needs a Better Story for Women

During the CPAC panel, “Why Conservatism is Right for Women: How Conservatives …

CPAC: The Conservative Case for Criminal Justice Reform

If only Nixon could go to China, then, in the opinion of …

Social Cons in Retreat at CPAC

It might be a tradition that every year that GOProud is excluded …

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