Publications


Our History Then and Now

American historiography — the writing of our history — has never been a more hotly contested political battleground than it is today.

The Contested Meaning of Women’s Equality

However much we might like our daughters and sons to see their fundamental equality emblazoned in the text of the Constitution, strict equality will not give mothers and fathers the support they need. A more intentional and robust family policy, on the other hand, just might.

Take a Lesson from Tom Cotton, Republicans

Many conservatives are genuinely torn over proposals to challenge the electoral college vote. Sen. Tom Cotton’s statement explaining why he will oppose such challenges is an excellent explanation of why they are a bad idea.

Heavy on Thought, Light on Faith

A former rabbi of England has written a book on restoring the common good in divided times. Curiously, he appeals little to religious conviction.

Disarming Frontline Doctors

In its quest to meet the “gold standard,” academic medicine has put Covid patients at risk.

Some Republicans Have Finally Found a Line They Won’t Cross

The GOP needs leaders who will distance their party from the wreckage and the ruin the president has brought.

Cowards are Destroying the GOP

Those who have hoped that Republican leaders would begin to break free from Donald Trump once he lost the election have not understood the nature of the change that has come over the party’s base.

Thoughts on a Pro-Life Picket Line

In the tough years ahead for the culture of life, compassionate witness is going to be ever more important: especially the witness of caring for women in crisis pregnancies.

The Pursuit of Home

When it comes to immigration, the fundamental question is: how can we help people find a home? The answer is not no borders, but humane ones.

Christmas in a Dark Time

Christmas should speak of the power of love, of forgiveness—a truce, a tenderness. There’s not much of that right now in the noisy, nasty public square.