Publications


Macra: The Quiet Health-Care Takeover

A 962-page rule puts the federal government between doctors and patients.

Only Francis Can Go to China?

If the Holy See makes a deal that seems to abandon Chinese democrats on Taiwan, while seeming to turn a blind eye to the intensifying pressures on civil-society institutions (including churches) on the mainland, the Church’s evangelical mission is going to be seriously damaged, now and in the future.

Will California’s Leftist K-12 Curriculum Go National?

Put the proposed new California history-social science framework together with the College Board’s leftist Advanced Placement history curriculum, and K-12 education in this country could soon be a near-exclusively leftist affair.

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Clinton and Trump: The Moral Universe of Liars

As a voter, one likes to believe that candidates are at least operating broadly within the same moral universe as the rest of us. Hillary Clinton isn’t — and neither is Donald Trump.

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Rendering the Sexed Body Legally Invisible: How Transgender Law Hurts Women

The gross misappropriation of executive power to utterly remake the meaning of very basic legal terms threatens not only the structure of our government, it threatens the rule of law itself. This distortion of legal language is a particular threat to laws concerning women.

Making the Case for the Good Life

In a bleak political year, there comes a shaft of light in the form of an extraordinary new book, The Fractured Republic.

Intolerance and Evangelization

Cardinal Robert Sarah understands that any serious effort to follow Pope Francis and heal, evangelize, and convert the culture today requires recognizing the truth of the culture wars.

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Interview: Signs of Hope for the Renewal of America

In his new book, EPPC Hertog Fellow Yuval Levin looks at our fractured republic and sees signs of hope.

The Joint Budget Resolution: A More Collaborative Budget Process

Fixing the federal budget process is not a panacea. But a better process could make it easier for Congress and the president to agree on a budget framework.

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Should Never Trump People Get Over It?

The Never Trump commitment is not a matter of being excessively fastidious or too good for this world. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would do damage to the nation.