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Cryptocurrency

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble by Steven Johnson. Yes, it’s driven by greed — but the mania for cryptocurrency could wind up building something much more important than wealth. More.

Scourge

The Scourge of Multiculturalism by David Solway. Much has been said and written over the years about the blessings conferred by multiculturalism on the countries that have opened their doors to large numbers of immigrants and refugees. Multiculturalism has, apparently, […]

Boost

Science Is Giving the Pro-Life Movement a Boost by Emma Green. Advocates are tracking new developments in neonatal research and technology—and transforming one of America’s most contentious debates. More.

Critical Theory

Jordan B Peterson, Critical Theory, and the New Bourgeoisie by Uri Harris. There’s no question critical theory can be useful, and that viewing societal elements—beliefs, values, norms, institutions—through a lens of power and examining whose interests they serve can provide […]

Hubris

An Argument Against Open Borders and Liberal Hubris by Ben Sixsmith. No one except a militant nativist would deny that some level of immigration is beneficial and should be accepted. After that, we face a question of scale. There are […]

Unleashed

Evolution Unleashed by Kevin Laland. Is evolutionary science due for a major overhaul – or is talk of ‘revolution’ misguided? More.

Smith

The Real Adam Smith by Paul Sagar. He might be the poster boy for free-market economics, but that distorts what Adam Smith really thought. More.

Metaphysics

The Metaphysics of Democracy by Thomas Joseph White. Liberalism began as a political project that sought to curtail the role of religion in public life. Religious impulses haven’t proven easy to expel, however, even in secular societies. Contemporary secular liberalism […]

Desire

Policing Sexual Desire by Heather Mac Donald. The #MeToo movement’s impossible premise. More.

Change

Change Artists by Abby Ellin. The rules for reinvention have changed. Whether you want to end procrastination or become more sociable, it’s possible to change basic elements of yourself. But first you have to grapple with your hidden fears. Still, […]

Crudeness

Of Crudeness and Truth by Andrew Klavan. Nothing scandalizes a leftist like the truth. Point out that women and men are different, that black Americans commit a disproportionate amount of violent crime, that most terrorist acts are committed by Muslims, […]

Hell-bent

Hell-bent by Kathryn Gin Lum. Younger Christians may be ditching doctrines of fire and brimstone – but will Christianity ever get rid of hell entirely? More.

Irrationality

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous by Gabrielle Glaser. Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective. More.

Dark Side

Welcome to Law Enforcement’s “Dark Side”: Secret Evidence, Illegal Searches, and Dubious Traffic Stops by Trevor Aaronson. Federal agents at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration speak in veiled terms about the secret DEA unit that shares intelligence from the National […]

Paradox

The Autism Paradox by Bonnie Evans. How an autism diagnosis became both a clinical label and an identity; a stigma to be challenged and a status to be embraced. More.

Skeptic

I Was A Skeptic Of Mindfulness … Until I Tried To Make My Case by Chadwick Matlin. Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ve been questioning whether some of our […]

Emancipatory?

Shame on You by Firmin deBrabander. Unburdening ourselves online can feel radical and liberating. But is baring and sharing all as emancipatory as it seems? More.

Apostle

Andrew Cuomo, Apostle of Progressivism by Steven Malanga. New York’s governor characterizes success as a list of new laws and programs, regardless of their results. More.

Partisan

Free Speech Leftists Still Exist by Alexander Blum. In brighter times, the reprimanding of Lindsay Shepherd at Wilfrid Laurier University would have found strong condemnation among left intellectuals. Instead, left publications largely chose to ignore the issue. You will find […]

Pseudoscience

Tom Brady Is Drowning In His Own Pseudoscience by Christie Aschwanden. I am done with testimonials from professional athletes. I’ve spent the last year and a half reporting and writing a book about exercise recovery1, and what I’ve learned is […]