Michael Brown and Faux ‘Civil-Rights’ Victims

New details about the Michael Brown case indicate that the media has abetted a false narrative that inflames racial sentiments and obscures America’s very real progress on civil rights.

Reestimating Obamacare

The Congressional Budget Office says Obamacare will induce a downsizing of the U.S. workforce, but the agency does not include the lost federal revenue in official cost estimates of the law.

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.


Obama’s Empathy Problem

President Obama has squandered the greatest asset he had — the perception among Americans that he cared about their problems.

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.