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Balance

Ten Problems with EPA’s Clean Power Plan Analysis by Diana Furchtgott-Roth. President Trump has asked the Environmental Protection Agency to take another look at the Clean Power Plan, which would oblige utilities to lower carbon dioxide emissions to two-thirds of […]

Unified

Unified Theory of Evolution by Michael Skinner. Darwin’s theory that natural selection drives evolution is incomplete without input from evolution’s anti-hero: Lamarck. More.

Abyss

Chicago City Wire: $999 Million out, $90 Million In: Chicago Pension Funds See the Abyss, Shrug It Off In 2015, the City of Chicago’s two employee pension funds paid out $999 million to 29,286 retirees. But, according to the Illinois […]

Challenge

The Real Challenge for U.S. Industry by David Adler. Automation is hardly the main worry in U.S. manufacturing employment. More.

Mystery?

Why Men Rape by Sandra Newman. It’s not a profound mystery, or explained by deep psychosocial complexity. For rapists, rape is easy. And that must stop. More.

Brazen

Here’s the Data Republicans Just Allowed ISPs to Sell Without Your Consent by Sam Gustin. Privacy watchdogs blasted the vote as a brazen GOP giveaway to the broadband industry. More.

Forecast

Atheism, the Computer Model by Michael Fitzgerald. Big data meets history to forecast the rise and fall of religion. More.

Clash

The Atheists Struggling to Find Therapists in the Bible Belt by Angela Almeida. The rise of faith-based counseling in America’s most Christian regions has brought the clash over religious liberties to the therapist’s couch. More.

Jihadi

The Jihadi Who Turned to Jesus by Patrick Kingsley. When 22 Christian refugees gathered in the basement of an apartment in Istanbul early on a recent Sunday afternoon, it was quickly clear that this was no ordinary prayer meeting. Several […]

Illusions

Globalist Illusions and the Folly of Global Governance by Samuel Gregg. Global governance projects don’t just foster unaccountable bureaucracies and rule by experts. They are increasingly corrupting the idea of human rights. More.

Counter

How To Counter Political Islam by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. It is refreshing and heartening that President Trump acknowledges the need for an ideological campaign against “radical Islam.” This deserves to be called a paradigm shift. President Bush often referred to […]

Scam

AP Classes Are a Scam by John Tierney. The College Board earns over half of all its revenues from the courses—and, in an uncertain environment, students keep being suckered. More.

Forgetting

The Great Forgetting by Kristin Ohlson. Our first three years are usually a blur and we don’t remember much before age seven. What are we hiding from ourselves? More.

Reins

Jesus Take the Reins by Lyndsie Bourgon. In the fast-growing cowboy church movement, the trappings of traditional worship are eschewed to entice people through the door, dung-covered boots and all. More.

Reboot?

Out of the Ashes by Lewis Dartnell. It took a lot of fossil fuels to forge our industrial world. Now they’re almost gone. Could we do it again without them? More.

Management

The Management Myth by Matthew Stewart. Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead. More.

Cosmo

Cosmopolitan Hates For Women To Orgasm If Men Enjoy It Too by Robert Tracinski. Cosmopolitan has a long history of giving young women bad advice about how to deal with the young men in their lives, but they really outdid […]

Freedom

Neil Gorsuch, the Supreme Court, and Religious Freedom by Richard W. Garnett. A little over a year ago, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia died. Justice Scalia was among the most consequential jurists in American history. For many traditional religious believers, mainstream […]

Liberalism

The New Yorker reviews Age of Anger by Pankaj Mishra, A Culture of Growth by Joel Mokyr, and Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari.

Mayhem

No Thug Left Behind by Katherine Kersten. Obsessed with “racial equity,” St. Paul schools abandoned discipline—and unleashed mayhem. More.