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Codevilla, Courage, and COVID
K. Lloyd Billingsley | September 29, 2021

Review of Sheilagh Ogilvie, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis
Art Carden | September 27, 2021

The Symptoms of Our Insanity
What explains these insanities that are insults to the American people’s intelligence?

Victor Davis Hanson | September 27, 2021

New Ruling Hinders the Search for Truth in Sexual Assault Cases
Ronald L. Trowbridge | September 24, 2021

Riches and Rankings: Washington U’s Soaring Endowment
Richard K. Vedder | September 24, 2021

Now Is the Time to Reign in Excessive Executive Power
Ivan Eland | September 23, 2021

Peru’s Dim Future from Shining Path
Maoist revolutionary Abimael Guzmán is dead at 86, and a Marxist-Leninist is president.

Alvaro Vargas Llosa | September 22, 2021

Arne Duncan Captains the Anti-Choice Team
K. Lloyd Billingsley | September 22, 2021

The Misuse of Knowledge in Society: Intervention Means Prices Are Lying
Art Carden | September 22, 2021

There’s (Cradle to) Grave Waste in Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan
John C. Goodman | September 21, 2021

Why Men Are Disappearing on Campus
About half of women entering four-year colleges graduate on time, but only 40% of men do.

Braden Colegrove, Richard K. Vedder | September 20, 2021

The Afghanistization of America
We are doing our best to become a Third-World country of incompetency, constitutional erosion, a fractious and politicized military elite, and racially and ethnically obsessed warring tribes.

Victor Davis Hanson | September 20, 2021

‘Science,’ They Said
Science is dying; superstition disguised as morality is returning. And we all will soon become poorer, angrier and more divided.

Victor Davis Hanson | September 17, 2021

Epitaph for the ‘War on Terror’
Avenging 9/11 and preventing its recurrence was justification for putting enormous effort and money into unrelated or even counterproductive activities the ruling class sold to us as antiterrorism.

Angelo M. Codevilla | September 17, 2021

Does Another Decade of Inflation Loom Ahead?
James L. Butkiewicz, Burton A. Abrams | September 17, 2021

How Experts Can Fail Even When They Are Right
Art Carden | September 15, 2021

Free College? Who Needs the Feds? Markets Will Provide
Richard K. Vedder | September 14, 2021

The Politics of Health
John C. Goodman | September 14, 2021

Is COVID-Induced Hygiene Theater the New Security Theater?
Benjamin Powell | September 13, 2021

America’s Foreign Policy Self-Deception
Time and again Americans have failed to consider whether there was anything the U.S. has done to motivate the attacks of her enemies.

Ivan Eland | September 13, 2021

Make War, Get War: What Is the Government Mandating?
The Democratic Party’s practical error is the hubris by which it has forgotten that when you make war on anyone, they may well make war on you.

Angelo M. Codevilla | September 13, 2021

Wokeness: An Evil of Our Age
Even the Chinese apparat could not invent a more evil, more macabre way to destroy the United States.

Victor Davis Hanson | September 13, 2021

The Constitution’s ‘Harmful Content’
Ronald L. Trowbridge | September 12, 2021

Far-Right Extremism: An Overlooked Cost of the War on Terror
Abigail R. Hall Blanco | September 10, 2021

Recall the California Ideology
A careening Golden State is heading for a colossal train wreck. Voters will have to pick between the incompetent engineer or the private passenger rushing into the cab to get the engine back on track.

Victor Davis Hanson | September 9, 2021

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