Politics

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Here are four reasons that so many Americans own or want to own a gun.

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for Communism.”

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

It wasn’t always this way.

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

Increasing the minimum wage doesn’t do much good for workers if they end up working far fewer hours than they would like.

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

Highly Productive People: Which Political Systems Nurture Them, Which Crush Them?

“50 percent of the work is done by the square root of the total number of people who participate in the work.”

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

What Hollywood's Golden Age Offers Today's Cultural Meltdown

Reclaiming our common humanity in the art of classic movie storytelling

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

The Chinese Communist Party and Their Brave New World

Aaron Sarin's "When the Lion Wakes" reveals harrowing truths about the Chinese Communist Party.  

Squashing Free Speech With High Heels

Squashing Free Speech With High Heels

Kathy Zhu has shown that political correctness conquered beauty pageants.

Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes

Home Equity Theft: How a Man’s Home Was Seized Over $8.41 in Unpaid Taxes

The unconstitutional practice of home equity theft has allowed individuals to be stripped of their property without fair compensation.

Who Is Boris Johnson?

Who Is Boris Johnson?

Supporters have said a Trump-Johnson relationship could touch off a new partnership akin to that of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s. 

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Epstein’s Entente: The Four Biggest Names in the Scandal

Until his next hearing on July 31, the media’s focus on the case seems to have diverted to Epstein’s friends and associates in high places.

Our Database of Police Officers Who Shoot Citizens Reveals Who’s Most Likely to Shoot

Our Database of Police Officers Who Shoot Citizens Reveals Who’s Most Likely to Shoot

The results have important implications for reducing racial disparities in fatal officer-involved shootings.

Bernie Sanders’s Workers Wanted $15 an Hour—So He Cut Their Hours

Bernie Sanders’s Workers Wanted $15 an Hour—So He Cut Their Hours

The Sanders campaign, which has called for a $15 minimum wage since its beginning, now struggles to meet that demand for many of its own workers. 

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Jordan Peterson’s Thinkspot Is a Welcome Social Media Option. Will It Work?

Why Jordan Peterson's Thinkspot may become a refuge for dissenters.

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

After AOC’s Toilet Hysteria, Real Abuse at the Border Is Ignored

If mass migration advocates were truly concerned about the plight of children, they would reexamine U.S. policies that incentivize foreign nationals to come to the border.

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

Melinda Gates’ Love Letter to the Pill

“Contraceptives are the greatest life-saving, poverty-ending, women-empowering innovation ever created.”

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Who Wants to ‘See Them Aliens’?

Over 1.3 million people have RSVP’d as “Going” on Facebook to an event titled “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”

Brexit: Where Are We?

Brexit: Where Are We?

The history of the Brexit phenomenon, and how the incoming Prime Minister plans to resolve the situation. 

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

When Government Fails, Communities Take Care of Themselves

In the early- and mid-20th century, systemic racism often meant that African American communities were excluded from government welfare programs. In the face of this injustice, we see numerous examples of communities stepping up to take care of each other when government officials turned the other way.

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

Support for $15 Minimum Wage Plummets When Americans Are Told Its Economic Impact

The minimum wage’s apparent popularity might be political pyrite (fool’s gold). 

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

What the 15-Hour Work Week Prophets Failed to Account for

How do people account for the discrepancy between projections and actual working hours? There are some popular explanations, all of which share one commonality: they blame the phenomenon on the shortcomings of individuals.

A Catfight in Congress: Will the 'Squad' Pull the Democrats to the Far Left?

A Catfight in Congress: Will the 'Squad' Pull the Democrats to the Far Left?

Will Donald Trump’s recent tweets re-unite Nancy Pelosi with the “Squad” and push the Democrat party further into radical progressivism?

The School Segregation Farce

The School Segregation Farce

A new frequent allegation of progressive politicians and media outlets is that America’s schools are becoming more racially segregated. Are these claims true?

Who Is for Middle America?

Who Is for Middle America?

As long as we place ourselves beneath the yoke of “cheap labor” and the “cheap cause” of ideologues, the immigration status quo will continue to hollow out what little remains of our way of life.

Women’s Soccer: More Iron Horse, Less Braying

Women’s Soccer: More Iron Horse, Less Braying

Megan Rapinoe could learn a few lessons from Lou Gehrig.

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

The Growing Tyranny of Political Correctness and Mass Media

Mass Media, Social Media, and PC culture have created an American social-policing apparatus on par with Chairman Xi Jinping's Social-Credit-Score System.

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