Politics

Climate Change Fears of Teen Activist Are Empirically Baseless

Climate Change Fears of Teen Activist Are Empirically Baseless

Teenage sensation climate-activist Greta Thunberg talks a big emotionally-fraught game, but her claims aren't backed up by the data.

Chicago Unions Fight for Their Survival

Chicago Unions Fight for Their Survival

Chicago unions are fighting to gain members through a show of strength. 

Fact-Checking the Fourth Democratic Debate

Fact-Checking the Fourth Democratic Debate

UBI, minimum wage, job losses, homelessness, corporations – a lot to consider. 

Why Is the Media Ignoring a Law That Hurts Those With Disabilities?

Why Is the Media Ignoring a Law That Hurts Those With Disabilities?

The U.S. National Council on Disabilities is against it. 

The Clock Is Ticking: Trillions in Debt With No Solutions

The Clock Is Ticking: Trillions in Debt With No Solutions

Our national migraine is $23 trillion. We need to talk with our representatives about the headache, if we want a cure.

Five Questions About Impeachment in the Senate

Five Questions About Impeachment in the Senate

With the impeachment inquiry underway in the House of Representatives, what will it look like if the Senate has to take on Trump?

Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Yale University Professor David Bromwich recalls why President Barack Obama was totally unsuited to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

How Big Tech Smeared Brett Kavanaugh and Protected Jeffrey Epstein

How Big Tech Smeared Brett Kavanaugh and Protected Jeffrey Epstein

At most tech companies, women still represent 30 percent of the workforce, and an even lower percentage of technical roles.” What do those women think of a Microsoft associate helping out Jeffrey Epstein?

Leaving Syria: Necessary and Long Overdue?

Leaving Syria: Necessary and Long Overdue?

The media spin is predictable: President Donald Trump has abandoned America’s gallant Kurdish allies to face the prospect of a Turkish invasion alone.

Why Are So Many Women Failing the Combat Fitness Test?

Why Are So Many Women Failing the Combat Fitness Test?

Only 16 percent of women can pass the Army's new Combat Fitness Test compared to 70 percent of men. Is this sexist? 

How Cronyism Created New York City's Taxi Medallion Bubble

How Cronyism Created New York City's Taxi Medallion Bubble

AOC is supporting a bailout of crony capitalism. 

Supreme Court Remains Respected Despite Kavanaugh Turmoil

Supreme Court Remains Respected Despite Kavanaugh Turmoil

A pair of recent surveys suggest that Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation has not undermined public confidence in the Supreme Court.

Climate Protest Goes Sadly Awry

Climate Protest Goes Sadly Awry

The most recent protest was staged by climate activists in Great Britain. But their plans didn’t quite work out the way they thought they would. 

Hong Kong’s ‘Shot Heard Around the World’ Is Reverberating

Hong Kong’s ‘Shot Heard Around the World’ Is Reverberating

Hong Kong protestors and Chinese police cannot break an uneasy peace with violence if they want international support. 

Government Funds Bring Corruption to Mayberry

Government Funds Bring Corruption to Mayberry

It has a lot of unchecked power over our elected officials. 

Our Divisive News Media Needs Clark Kent

Our Divisive News Media Needs Clark Kent

The news media and some of our politicians are the chief culprits responsible for our cultural and political civil war.

The Electoral College Will Never Make Everyone Happy

The Electoral College Will Never Make Everyone Happy

As the U.S. heads into the 2020 elections, the public must be wary of critics who call for “reforms” to the American electoral process but fail to put our process in a global perspective.

There’s Nothing Fake About the Dangers of Transgender Medications

There’s Nothing Fake About the Dangers of Transgender Medications

Austrailia: 'Transgender transitions are not justified by biological plausibility or proof of effect, but by the opinion of doctors running clinics.'

How the War on Meat Threatens Your Health and Freedom

How the War on Meat Threatens Your Health and Freedom

Kamala Harris and other Democrats believe the state has the right to tell you what to eat. 

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

It's deeper than the pursuit. 

How Technical Education Helps Male Students Earn More

How Technical Education Helps Male Students Earn More

Technical education in high school provides one pathway to meaningful work for men.

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

What happens when impeachment becomes a normal political weapon, rather than an extreme measure to restrain executive abuse? 

Politics is Crowding Out Culture and Childhood

Politics is Crowding Out Culture and Childhood

Greta needs time to grow.

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC's restriction on using "illegal aliens" seems to be violating the 1st Amendment. 

Trump, Greta, and the Faint Heartbeat of American Humor

Trump, Greta, and the Faint Heartbeat of American Humor

A few people still know how to laugh at themselves and others.

Impeachment: Pelosi’s Biggest Mistake Ever

Impeachment: Pelosi’s Biggest Mistake Ever

With no real chance at impeachment, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing a shell game she's sure to come out on the losing side of.

What Our Founders Really Thought of Slavery—and Why the New York Times Is Wrong
Hong Kong Protests Highlight Failings of UK-China Agreement 35 Years In

Hong Kong Protests Highlight Failings of UK-China Agreement 35 Years In

The protests in Hong Kong are showing the cracks of the Sino-British Joint Declaration which was signed 35 years ago to transition the city back to Chinese rule.

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