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Bias and Recusal in Ferguson’s Investigation

Among the demands of the “protesters” in Ferguson is that the investigation and prosecution of police officer Darren Wilson…
Patrick Buchanan August 22, 2014

Will the Panopticon Save Us From the Police?

Since the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer over a week ago, the idea of…
Jonathan Coppage August 18, 2014

Legalize Opium, Not Heroin

That the war on drugs, in its current form, is a failure is obvious to all but the most blinkered…
Gene Callahan August 15, 2014

Why the Democratic West Dreads Diversity

At the end of the Cold War, Francis Fukuyama famously wrote that our world may be at the “end…
Patrick Buchanan August 8, 2014

To End the Child Migrant Crisis, End the Drug War

As children from Central America continue to pour across the U.S. border, pundits and politicians are still searching for…
Casey Given July 25, 2014

Bergdahl, Manning, and the Overextended National Security State

The contretemps over the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been occasion for a raft of commentary taking President…
James Carden June 16, 2014

Reading & the “Attention War”

Focus is a difficult thing to muster these days. As David Brooks wrote in a recent New York Times column,…
Gracy Olmstead June 14, 2014

Handwriting Matters, After All

Aside from its qualitative benefits, handwriting serves important quantitative purposes, as well.
Gracy Olmstead June 4, 2014

When Automation Comes for the Professional Class

Last week Michael Strain composed a compelling summary of many of the reasons technology’s effects on employment are beginning…
Jonathan Coppage June 3, 2014

Colorado Makes an End Run Around the FDA

Kianna Karnes was a 41-year-old mother of four children diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2002. Her doctors prescribed interleukin-2,…
Casey Given May 30, 2014