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Racial Balance Is Not a Worthwhile Goal for Public Schools
New York’s Medicaid Dysfunction
Was Sam Bankman-Fried a Crypto “Televangelist”?
The China Challenge: China’s Zero-COVID Reckoning
Want To Overcome Unconscious Bias? Join the Club
Feeding 8 Billion People Has Never Been Easier
The Autodidact's Bookshelf: Economists Don’t Have Very Good Answers When It Comes to the Environment
Our Magnificent Elites
The Altruist Billionaire’s Philosophical Con
Finding a Footing in Rome
Where’s the Legal Protection for Economic Liberty?
We Need an Abundance Agenda
Quite a Fall for Digital Tech
The Marriage of Liberalism and Democracy
The Government’s Protectionist Meddling Doesn’t Help Women
Having the Tough Conversations
The Supreme Court Can Substantially Reduce the Number of False Confessions
The Autodidact's Bookshelf: Breaking Down Sex Differences With Gender-Bending Characters
The Fifth Wave: CNN’s Long Goodbye
Employers Are Shifting from Degree-Based to Skills-Based Hiring, and It’s About Time
A Stable Peace in Ukraine May Come With Costs
Costly, Regressive and Market Distorting: The Return of the Farm Bill
What Should a Post-ICWA America Look Like?
What’s Next for the Democrats?
Climate Change Motivates a Reevaluation of Nuclear Energy
The Problem with the New Right’s Skepticism of Elites
Why You Often Shouldn’t Believe Your Eyes
The China Challenge: New Leadership Focuses on the Struggle for Security
How To Talk Politics at Thanksgiving Without Causing a Family Feud
Is This the Beginning of the End for Trump?
How 'Freedom’s Furies' Helped Save American Individualism
Do Nuclear Weapons Actually Keep Us Safe?
To Stop Fueling Inflation, Stop Paying Rich People
Nihilism Has Taken Over American Politics
The Right Kind of Anti-Intellectualism
What Will the 2022 Midterms Tell Us About 2024’s GOP?
The Other Opioid Crisis: How the Criminal Justice System Imperils Patients and Physicians
We Need Cheap Energy To Build the Future
It Takes More Than Words To Show How You Feel
Beware the Unintended Consequences of Subsiding EV Charging Stations
Tradeoffs: What Happens When Economic Assumptions Don’t Reflect the Real World
The Causes and Cure of the 2021-2022 Inflation Surge
The Missed Opportunity of Trussonomics
Could Time Be Up for Race-Based Admissions?
Understanding (and Untangling) the New Right
Give Private Currency a Chance
Russia’s Mobilization for Ukraine Will Not Save Putin
American Christian Nationalism: What is It? What Should We Think About It?
Why Social Security’s Exceptionally Large Cost-of-Living Adjustment Matters
Britain Is Broken and a New Conservative Prime Minister Won’t Fix It
China’s Threats Make Taiwan’s Dominance of Chip-Making Risky for the Rest of the World
Out of the Pandemic Mud
A Big Win for the Entrepreneurial Educator
The Autodidact's Bookshelf: This Halloween, Don’t Make a Deal With the Devil
It’s Time To Repeal the Jones Act
Let’s Do Philanthropy That Actually Works
The Inflation Challenge
The China Challenge: Xi Prepares for His Third Term and Beyond
The Importance of City Charters
On Regulatory Reform, the Populists Get It Right
Winning the Battle Against Inflation Also Requires Supply-Side Reforms
The Supreme Court is Doing Nothing to Reduce Wrongful Convictions
In Pursuit of a Commercial Republic
Hundreds of Billions of Dollars Later, China’s Semiconductor Industry Is Still an Also-Ran
What’s So Hard About Explaining GDP Plus Inflation?
We Really Need To ‘Have a Conversation’ About AI ... or Do We?
The Autodidact's Bookshelf: Everyone Loves a Good Old-Fashioned Revenge Story
Americans with Rare Diseases Need a ‘Right to Try’ Too
Do the Populists Have a Point?
Religion, Liberalism and Equality
The Supreme Court's Actual Innocence Problem
Interest Rates and the Fallacy of Historical Trends
China’s Coercive Moves Against Taiwan Are Counterproductive
Do Our Brains Contribute to Racism?
Protecting Children From Social Media Is More Nuanced Than It Seems
Satellites Are Likely Targets in the Next Major War
The Autodidact’s Bookshelf: Learning What It Takes To Be King
Truth and Its Consequences
Is Christian Nationalism an Existential Threat to America?
The China Challenge: Risks to the U.S. Economy if China Invades Taiwan in Seven Charts
The GOP Establishment Is Also at Fault for This Year’s Lousy Slate of Republican Candidates
The Economic Nationalists’ Banana Republic
Right to Try Is Unleashing the Future of Medicine
Why School Choice Is the Racial Justice Issue Now
Elizabeth Knew Her Job and Did It Well
When Central Banks Drive Looking in the Rearview Mirror
The Lies We Tell Ourselves To Keep Going
The Folly of an EU-Wide Cap on Gas Prices
Racial Classification in America
What Would a Meloni-Led Government Mean for Italy—and for the World?
Crypto May Change How We Govern
How To Get Out of a ‘Great Stagnation’
Justice Kagan and Textualism
She Can Shoot: The Rise of Female Gun Ownership
Yes, What Happened on Jan. 6 Was an Attempted Coup
Holding Out for a (Byronic) Hero
e.e. in the U.S.S.R.
The Fifth Wave: Is the Medium Really the Message?
Patients Speak Louder Than Politics
Democrats Have Started To Retreat on Racial Politics
Downtowns and Transit After the Pandemic: An Update
Red Alert for Green Policies
The Other Opioid Crisis: A Failure of Care
Has Inflation Peaked?
It’s Time for Americans to Return to Third Places
What Virginia Woolf Can Teach Us About Opportunity Cost
A Wealth Tax Alone Can’t Fund America’s Social Safety Net
The Inflation Reduction Act Is All Smoke and Mirrors
The Constitution Isn’t Broken; We Are
How Right To Try Puts Patients First
The Most Substantial Effect of the House ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Will Be To Sell More AR-15s
DeSantis Is Less Bad for Democracy Than Trump
Pushing Back Against a Permission Society
Classical Liberalism and Racial Justice
Market-Distorting Regulations Helped Cause the Formula Shortage
Learning About Opera in the Internet Age
How Science Fiction Dystopianism Shapes the Debate over AI & Robotics
The Real Lessons of Sri Lanka
Don’t Politicize Financial Services
Could the End of Lockdowns in China Lead to Reduced Inflation in the United States?
Overthrowing Joe Biden
The Other Opioid Crisis: How False Narratives Are Hurting Patients
Congress’ Broken Budget System Helped Create Inflation
30 Years Ago, Liberal Icon Barbara Jordan Denounced Political Correctness
Ayn Rand and the Persuasive Power of Popular Culture
Great Power War Is Here To Stay
Was January 6 Really an ‘Attempted Coup’?
The Psychology of Progress
Bitcoin Uses Lots of Energy—And That’s Okay
The Government Is Not Going To Fix Our Supply Chains
For NATO, a Big Step Forward
The Supreme Court Just Upended the Legal Landscape on Guns
Corporations and Abortion: A Perfect Storm of Controversy
Having Fun With History
Skewering the Anti-Fun League
The Only Liberal Answer on Schools Is Choice
The Rise of Minority Gun Ownership
Federalism Has Its Limits, and Abortion Will Soon Test Them
Town Meeting 101
Chile’s Revolt Without Revolution
Technology and the Creation of Identity
How Arizona Is Getting Innovation Culture Right
A Migration Tale That Is About More Than Migration
The Reassertion of the Real
A Pro-Union Vision for the 21st Century and Beyond
Woke Capitalism Isn’t a Thing—It’s Many Things
The Price for Peace in Ukraine
Why Don’t Economists Write More Fiction?
Patriotism and Progress
Why Tokyo Works
China’s Ongoing COVID Disaster Exposes the Failure of Authoritarianism
Antitrust From the Gilded Age to the Technology Age
Will Google’s Massive Profits Ever Attract New Competitors?
Biden’s Strategy To Fight Inflation Ignores Its Root Causes
Why Are the Russian Forces Fighting in Ukraine So Primitive?
Conspiracy Theories in Contemporary Political Discourse
What’s Causing Today’s Inflation?
In China’s Endless Campaign To Erase Taiwan, No Target Is Too Small
Biden’s Explicit Promise To Defend Taiwan Is Bad Policy
Who Is Elon Musk?
What’s Driving Putin?
What the War in Ukraine Reveals About Energy Security
French President Emmanuel Macron’s Recent Victory Is Cause for Relief, But Not Celebration
The YIMBYest City in America
The Fifth Wave: Escaping Into the Metaverse
The Taboo Against Great Power War Is Gone
The Right’s ‘Bounty Law’ Craze Is Based on a Progressive Blueprint
Doomsayers Are Everywhere, But Is Our Democracy Truly on the Skids?
The Paradox of Choice Meets the Information Age
This Is How We Get Oligarchs
Debt and Demagoguery
The Rising Influence of Economic Nationalism
It’s Time To Get Rid of Qualified Immunity
The CDC’s Current Internal Review Can Provide a Helpful Model for Institutional Reform
In the Fight Against Native American Poverty, Tribal Enterprises Are a Big Part of the Solution
How To Reduce Politicization in U.S. Schools
The Fake Scientific Consensus on Climate Change
Empathy, Dialogue and Building Bridges
Book Review: The Fight for Free Speech Is a Battle That’s Never Over
Xi Jinping’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Gambit
Why So Many Predictions About Inflation Were Wrong
Unenthusiastic French Electorate Votes for Macron But Remains Deeply Divided
Get the Kids Out of the Room—We’re Going To Talk About Sex
The Defeatist Mindset of Minimum Taxes
SEC Overreach Threatens a Budding Industry
College Graduates Enjoy Bigger Career Networks, But Other Students Can Catch Up
Don’t Count Out Marine Le Pen in the French Presidential Election
Inter-Elite Competition and Institutional Destruction
Can Psychedelics Help Increase the Mental Healthcare Supply?
A First Amendment Giant Offers a Way Out of Our Free Speech Crisis
Which Way, Western Man?
The Activism of Booker T. Washington
Raising Taxes Won’t Fix the Deficit
How the Education Establishment Botched COVID-19 and Boosted the School Choice Movement
Misinformation, Disinformation and Propaganda
Monopoly Fears About Big Tech Are Overblown
What Putin Doesn’t Know
The NRA’s Descent Into Turmoil and Its Long Path Ahead
A Vision of a Better World
Preparing for the Challenge of a Secular America
If You Use a Bank Account, Don’t Get on the Wrong Side of the Government
How Putin’s War in Ukraine Is Transforming Europe
Government Propaganda Threatens Democratic Self-Governance
Iconic Women of History Defy Our Political Categories
The War in Ukraine: Realism’s Revenge
Ukraine and the Challenge to the Pax Americana
The Military-Industrial Complex Offers a Cautionary Tale for Industrial Policy Planning
The Democratic Dilemma
As Biden Pursues Julian Assange, a Major Test of Press Freedom Looms
Alleviating Poverty Among Native Americans Will Improve Health Outcomes
COVID Recovery Shows the Need for Better Immigration and Regulatory Policies
Iraq Is Becoming a Surprise Success Story
Battle Lines Drawn Over Affordable Housing vs. Single-Family Zoning
Media Is Another Battleground in the Ukraine War
One Lesson From Ukraine: NATO Must Prepare for a Long War Against Russia
Ridicule Ridiculous Ideas, Including Your Own
The Ukraine Crisis Should Give China Pause on Taiwan
To Tame Inflation, the Fed Must Learn From Its Mistakes
America’s Middle East Allies Are Not Yet Playing Ball on Ukraine
Should We Be Canceling Russia?
How Public Policy Can Fight Inflation and Lower Prices
The Contradictions and Confusion of Getting Americans To Buy Electric Cars
Plumbing Putin’s Mind
The Fifth Wave: Who Fact-Checks the Fact-Checkers?
Making Supply Chains Resilient
Where Russia Went Wrong in Ukraine and Why It Might Still Win
Why the West Is Banning Russia From SWIFT
Has the Invasion of Ukraine Made Us All Neoconservatives Now?
Why Rhetoric Still Matters
QAnon Is Overrated, and So Are Most Conspiracy Theories
A Case for Innovation and Optimism
Beyond Arguments: Reversing Social Breakdown
In Ukraine, a Bad Miscalculation and a Heroic Defense
Supreme Court Nominee’s Rulings on Executive Branch Power Are a Good Sign
Putin’s Useful Idiots on the American Right
Taking the Long View of Black History
Myths of American Identity
Dear Democrats: Here’s How to Save the Republic, Part Two
Even Before the Invasion, Russian Aggression Was Helping To Keep Ukraine Down
Progress, Value and Knowledge From Tradition
Streamlining Toyota’s Supply Chain
How Psychedelics Are Creating a Rare Libertarian Moment
Why Americans Should Care About Ukraine
Don’t Expand the Federal Reserve’s Mandate
The Long War Belongs to the Submarine
Building Common Ground in a Divided Society
In Actual Dollars, Tax Cuts Boost Revenue Time After Time
Will the Supreme Court Defend a New Second Amendment Litigation Standard?
From Nation-States to Network States
What Critical Race Theory Gets Right, and Wrong
How to Save the Olympics from the Tyrants
Joe Biden’s Descent Into the Maelstrom
Dear Democrats: Here’s How to Save the Republic
To Reform Agency Rulemaking, Consider Regulation by Trial
The Rise of Economic Nationalism Ushers In an Era of Uncertainty
A Giant Leap for Broadband
In Defense of “Workism”
Bipartisan Election Reform Should Include Limits on Gerrymandering
The Integralist Argument Is Wrong, Even If You’re Catholic
Russia’s War Game in Ukraine
As Britain Shows, Taming Populist Forces Is Not Easy
The High Stakes of the Supreme Court Gun-Carry Case
What’s The Connection Between News—Fake and Real—And Opinion?
Humility, Empathy and Asking the Big Questions
Presidential Rhetoric and the Return to Normalcy
A European Solution for Our School Wars
How To Get the Future We Were Promised
How the FDA Confuses Skepticism for Science—And Obstructs Innovation
Social Media Emancipated Authors, But to What End?
Biden Spent $1.9 Trillion on Stimulus But Created Almost No Jobs
Viewpoint Diversity in the Classroom Benefits Everyone
Fusion Power Generation May Come Sooner Than You Think
Europe’s Postcards From the Edge
Goodbye Lemons: How the Internet Revolutionized the Used-Car Market
The China Challenge: The Stain of Forced Labor on Nike Shoes
Why Liberalism Depends on Neighborhood Dynamics
To Calm the Storm Over the Teaching of History, Look to These Three Values
Harvard’s Big Mistake: It Keeps Telling Its Students They’re Special