Jon Miltimore

Jon Miltimore

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Jonathan Miltimore is the Managing Editor of FEE.org. His writing/reporting has appeared in TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fox News, and the Washington Times. 

Recent blog posts by this author

What the NYT Fails to Mention About Dads and the Division of Labor at Home

The New York Times recently ran an article that suggests fathers are shirking their share of chores in the home. The Opinion The article, which bears the headline “What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With,” states that while men have improved in recent...

You Can Work for the Bernie 2020 Campaign, but Don't Expect Health Insurance

Polls show that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders enjoys great appeal among young voters. No Health Insurance for Interns A Harvard-Harris poll conducted in January found that the Vermont senator’s strongest support comes from the 18-34...

Why McDonald’s Gave Up the Minimum Wage Fight

McDonald’s recently announced it will no longer participate in lobbying designed to thwart minimum wage hikes at the local, state, or federal level. Unions naturally cheered the move. SEIU President Mary Kay Henry said in a written statement,...

Red Flag Gun Laws Are a Page out of Dystopian Science Fiction Novels

Red flag gun laws are suddenly popular in America. Colorado recently became the fifteenth state to pass such a law. The law, the tenth such passed since the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, will allow authorities to...

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Already Is Facing Threat of Repeal—From Democrats

Philadelphia’s soda tax is barely two years old, but many local lawmakers are saying they’ve seen enough. The hotly debated tax survived a legal battle last year, but the court of public opinion appears to be another matter. Maria Quiñones-...

Two Ways Our World Resembles '1984'

When I took 1984 with me on vacation recently, I didn’t expect to read it. Unlike the two other books with me—Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life and Matt Ridley’s The Rational Optimist—I had already read Orwell’s classic work. Or had I? It had...

America Finally Admits Recycling Doesn’t Work

A couple of years ago, after sending my five-year-old daughter off to school, she came home reciting the same cheerful environmental mantra I was taught in elementary school. “Reduce, reuse, recycle,” she beamed, proud to show off a bit of rote...

The Most Intolerant County in America (and the Most Tolerant City)

The Atlantic recently asked PredictWise, an analytics firm, to rank US counties based on partisan prejudice (“affective polarization”). The results are now in, and they are fascinating. [Editor's note: Image shown below] The most intolerant...

11 Economic Stats That Tell Venezuela's Story

A tragedy common to human history is unfolding in Venezuela. It’s impossible to predict how it will end or what the human toll will be. As we watch events and hope for a peaceful resolution that restores liberty in Venezuela, here are some...

In Germany, the State Can Seize Your Dog if You're Late on Taxes

Bloomberg recently ran an article detailing how difficult high-tax states in the US can make it on wealthier individuals trying to leave. The idea of the state using teams of investigators to determine if one passes the “Teddy Bear Test” is...

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