Politics

Seasteading: The Path Out of Disunity and Bloodshed?

Seasteading: The Path Out of Disunity and Bloodshed?

Why do the nations rage? I don't know. Maybe because they're out of ammo culturally.

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

When It Comes to Children's Books, It's Time to Put the Propaganda Away

Put the propaganda aside. There is a right way to familiarize students with important social issues through real literature.

An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

An Acute Outbreak of Moralitis

A UK perspective on the rise of moralitis and the hypocrisy which accompanies it.

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Why Democratic Socialists Could Never Produce the Instant Pot

Like most new inventions, after the fact, the Instant Pot might seem like a mere technological accomplishment. Why couldn’t socialist planners mobilize scientists and do the same thing?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

Can Americans Be Friends Again?

"Getting rid of political strife would be like whitening the yellowed teeth of a smoker. It would simply erase one characteristic of a toxic situation, camouflaging problems that go much deeper."

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can Patriotism and Nationalism Co-exist?

Can a patriot be a nationalist and vice versa? If not, why not?

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

This Single Mom Was Told to Raise $10k for a Heart Transplant and People Are Outraged. They Shouldn’t Be

Why readers assume something as complicated as a heart transplant could possibly be “free” is anyone’s guess.

Are White Women Dupes?

Are White Women Dupes?

Katie, Alice, and Lisa are strong and independent feminists. They also love their husbands, daughters, and sons, and take pride in what they do as mothers, wives, and women.

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

Hillary Clinton: Conservatives Were Right on Mass Migration

She has conceded the essence of the rightist—and, by the way, centrist—critique of the open-borders approach to immigration.

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

Post Office Has Boom Year, Loses More Money Than Ever

It was a boom year for the Post Office... but it also spent about $3.9 billion more than it took in.

A Transit of Common Sense

A Transit of Common Sense

Therapists and journalists are beginning to question the wisdom of putting children on the transgender path.

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

4 Problems With the New Climate Change Report

If your aunt calls you up this week spouting claims of mass deaths, global food shortages, economic destruction, and national security risks resulting from climate change, here’s what you need to know about this report.

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

Why 'Check Your Privilege' is Squelching Discourse

The phrase does nothing to address one's argument.

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

What Lincoln's Secretary of State Can Teach Us About Hospitality

Lincoln's Secretary of State was famous for hosting dinners which brought together politicians of radically different opinions who always left the dinner happy. Can we learn something from William Seward's hospitality?

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Surviving The Woke Workplace

Companies are forever wanting to do “team-building,” but everything about the woke workplace compels those with any common sense to consider everyone around them a potential threat.

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

West is currently being attacked not for his typical outlandish commentary but for using private firefighters to help protect his southern California home from the devastating Woosley Fire.

More Markets and Less Politics

More Markets and Less Politics

The market is more than just an efficient means to provide goods and services. It also encourages peaceful cooperation between people who might otherwise not get along.  

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

Culture is always filled with political hysteria and overblown fears.

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Should we treat people equally or treat them differently based on their race, gender, or class to correct collective imbalances in “wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society”

Our Identity Crisis

Our Identity Crisis

With the definitions of race and sex becoming so confusing, does the US need a law like Apartheid era South Africa had to define in clear terms who belongs to what race and what sex?

Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Right About the New Amazon Headquarters?
The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

History is clear: When the ordinary restraints of civil society no longer apply, there is no forecasting who will be caught in the resulting web of hatred.

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. The United States intervened in that war to save its British and French allies. Should America have stayed out?  

The Air Force's $1,200 Air Coffee Cups Demonstrate Big Government at Its Best

The Air Force's $1,200 Air Coffee Cups Demonstrate Big Government at Its Best

The story of how the Air Force found a fifty-cent fix for its broken $1,200+ coffee cups is one for the “you’ve got to be kidding me” section in the volumes of how U.S. government manages to waste such massive amounts of money each year.

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.  

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

This Former Navy SEAL Has a Veterans Day Message for All Americans

Rep.-elect Dan Crenshaw of Texas appeared on “Saturday Night Live” to give a message of unity and connection this Veterans Day weekend.

Why is America Divided?

Why is America Divided?

There's a major difference between today's politics and the politics of yore.

Are We Becoming a Victimocracy?

Are We Becoming a Victimocracy?

It’s at least plausible to suspect that a relatively new and poorly understood phenomenon called victimocracy is taking hold of politics in the Anglosphere.

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