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Adapt or Die: Why Social Conservatives Need a Moneyball Revolution by Frank Cannon. If social conservatives don’t radically alter what we are doing—if we don’t buck the current conventional wisdom and do something different—we will lose. More.


Of Course Journalists Have A Responsibility To Call Out Lies. All Lies by David Harsanyi. It would be a far better country if the press took a perpetually adversarial approach to those in power. The problem is they don’t. More.


Don’t Be Afraid of the Multiverse by Tom Siegfried. Rumors of science’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. More.


How Progressives Changed The Way We View Our Rights And The Constitution by Bre Payton. Progressives like Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt expanded the role of government to a degree that shrunk the rights of American citizens. More.


TNR reviews The Great Rift: Literacy, Numeracy, and the Religion-Science Divide by Michael E. Hobart.


Holding Up a Mirror to the Intellectuals of the Left by Tyler Cowen. Tending toward conformity and enforcing political correctness, the left wing is missing out on the contributions of many of its own thinkers. More.

Church and State

The First Amendment Didn’t Separate Church and State—Christianity Did by Paul R. DeHart. It was Christianity, not modernity, that separated church and state. It was modernity, not Christianity, that sought to bind them back together. And, at day’s end, the […]


The Reinvention of America by James Fallows. Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself. More.


Jordan Peterson and the Return of the Stoics by Tim Rogers. His book in part is about accepting the ubiquity of human suffering. No wonder reviewers don’t get it. More.


The Man Who Brought Down Lance Armstrong by Matt Hart. Floyd Landis, a former teammate of the cyclist’s, just won more than $1 million in a legal case against Armstrong. Here are his thoughts on the suit, cycling, and his […]


Who Will the Evergreen Mob Target Next? by Debra Soh. It’s been almost a year since violent student protests erupted at Evergreen State College—enough time for the “non-traditional” Olympia, WA university to draw useful lessons from a fracas that made […]


He Saw What Others Didn’t by Brian Allen. The Whitney’s Grant Wood retrospective spotlights a uniquely Midwestern genius. More.


The Best Defense Is a Good Offense: C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man by Micah Watson. A new critical edition of Lewis’s 1943 classic adds a treasure trove of supplementary material. Lewis’s warnings about the consequences of jettisoning natural law remain […]

Little Pink House

“Little Pink House” Brings the Kelo Case to the Big Screen by Ilya Somin. An impressive new movie dramatizes the story behind the famous Supreme Court case about whether it is permissible for the government to condemn homes in order […]


Doctors Tell All—and It’s Bad by Meghan O’Rourke. A crop of books by disillusioned physicians reveals a corrosive doctor-patient relationship at the heart of our health-care crisis. More.


Rob Rieman, Joseph Pieper, and the Existential Poverty of the West by R.J. Snell. Joseph Pieper knows what Rob Riemen has forgotten: the existential poverty of the West cannot be evaded or solved through humanism, for no ersatz god gives […]

Honor Killing

Honor Killing Is Not Just a Muslim Problem by Phyllis Chesler. It’s the most extreme form of institutionalized violence against women on the planet. More.


Discipline Disparities for Black Students, Boys, and Students with Disabilities by United States Government Accountability Office. Black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined (e.g., suspensions and expulsions) in K-12 public schools, according to GAO’s analysis of Department […]

Blind Spots

Silicon Valley’s Dangerous Political Blind Spots by Declan McCullagh. Will the lack of ideological diversity doom big tech companies? More.


ADD for All by Joseph E. Davis. When I see these prevalence rates going up to fifteen — almost twenty percent in the adolescent male population — I can’t believe that represents real cases of ADHD. But how does that […]