Robert VerBruggen

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Jared Diamond’s Newest Book, In the Rough

The legendary author of 'Guns, Germs, and Steel' has produced a genuine mess of a book.
Robert VerBruggen October 7, 2019

Social Engineering Doesn’t Work? Blame the Genes

Recent science shows that human nature is largely fixed, much to the chagrin of both the Left and Right.
Robert VerBruggen February 14, 2019

How Corporations Won Their Civil Rights

The Court got it right—but it's not a conclusion we should be entirely comfortable with.
Robert VerBruggen July 3, 2018

iGen Post-Millennials: Put Down Your Phones, Get a Job

There's a reason they seek 'safe spaces.'
Robert VerBruggen September 18, 2017

The Hidden Realities of U.S. Incarceration

There’s the Standard Story—and there’s the truth.
Robert VerBruggen May 16, 2017

Paul Ryan’s Triumph

He struck a delicate balance in the House. But does the Senate have a different center of gravity?
Robert VerBruggen May 5, 2017

Our Public Employee Problem

Federal workers are drastically overpaid, a new CBO analysis shows, and state workers pose their own set of problems.
Robert VerBruggen May 1, 2017