Ideas

Not Guilty, Pay Anyway: An Update

Again, how does this make it all the way to the Supreme Court?

Not Guilty. Pay Anyway.

Are we really debating this?

The Rise of Illiberal Democracy

Why are pro-Putin parties surging in Europe?

A Time of Transition

Our politics needs a new beginning.

2017: A Message from TAC’s Publisher

The new year promises challenges. We stand ready to meet them.

Checks and Balances

The Electoral College is one way the Founders sought to implement them.

Trends in Death and Dysfunction

Homicides, drug overdoses, car accidents: all are up.

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Race and Police Killings

A new study says white cops aren’t more likely to shoot black suspects.

The Unsung Hero of American Air Power

Legendary test pilot Chuck Myers fought for smart defense spending.

Love, Marriage, and the State

Must the government sanction our relationships?

Watch Our Conference: ‘Foreign Policy in America’s Interest’

Featuring keynote speaker Jim Webb and discussions on the next administration and Russia.

Business Class

In praise of the middle-class man of commerce and letters.

Great Chain of Contempt

Intellectuals left and right have lost faith—and mercy.

Bringing Government Secrets to Light

Most will never see the light of day.

Does Gun Control Work? Part III

The final installment of a series explaining new research.

The Meaning of ‘America First’

Trump draws on a century-old slogan, albeit imperfectly.

Does Gun Control Work? Part II

Second in a three-part series on new research.