An Extraordinary Synod, Indeed

Here are six ways in which the Extraordinary Synod of 2014 was truly extraordinary.

The Liberating Power of Truth

George Weigel talks with NRO’s Kathryn Jean Lopez about the recently-concluded synod on the family.

Racist Telephone Poles

Colleges are increasingly giving students common reading assignments that are roundabout enough to deflect charges of politicization, yet thoroughly political nonetheless.

What Women Want

Republicans need not fear women voters, but they must offer an agenda that improves daily life for women as well as for men.

The Unequal-Pay Delusion

Pay equality for women is an overblown problem – one for which plenty of legal remedies already exist.

Lessons of the Ebola Crisis

The federal government has an opportunity to learn some humbling lessons and make some meaningful changes in how it approaches public health, but it must stop underestimating the current outbreak.

4 Rules for Replacing Obamacare

Repeal and replacement of Obamacare requires a Republican president. But if the GOP does well in the midterm election they can still make targeted changes to the law that set the stage for 2017.

The Obama Rosy Scenario

From 2009 to 2013, during the Obama presidency, the federal government borrowed $5.8 trillion, matching what had been borrowed by every other president from 1789 to 2008.

How Did Thomas Paine Go From Revolutionary To Welfare Statist?

In part two of his discussion with Charles Kesler, Yuval Levin explains that the Burke-Paine debate shows that America’s political inheritance is very complicated.

My Brain and I

Although today’s neuroscience would dispense with the common understanding of the mind, and much of philosophy along with it, there is a better way of understanding who human beings are.