Jun 21, 2021
If we were starting a new political system that had two crucial features of the one we have today, a powerful high court and strong political partisanship, we might well put term limits on judges. Getting from here to there, though, seems impossible.
Jun 19, 2021
Free exercise becomes the only right that governments are nearly always allowed to infringe accidentally.
Jun 14, 2021
People may be less willing to designate themselves as potential organ donors if they believe the quest for usable organs is changing the way patients are treated.
Jun 10, 2021
"It's past time for America to discard the left-wing myth of systemic racism," former Vice President Mike Pence said on a recent visit to New Hampshire. We should go a little further than that. Let's discard the phrase "systemic racism" altogether.The chief function of that...
Jun 3, 2021
Joe Manchin, the Democratic senator from West Virginia, is running out of ways to say that he is not going to get rid of the filibuster.
May 27, 2021
Inflation exceeded 5% a year each year from 1973 to 1982. It hit double digits for three years in a row from 1979 to 1981. The U.S. hasn't seen such rapid price increases since then. But a recent spike in prices, coupled with large budget deficits and a Federal Reserve...
May 21, 2021
For the first time since 1992, the end of Roe v. Wade is a real possibility. Back then, the Supreme Court defied widespread expectations by sticking with the 1973 ruling's core holding that legislatures could not prohibit abortion.
May 12, 2021
"The problem, however, is scale. An extremely cost-effective pro-natal policy is going to cost you $200,000 per extra baby. Less cost-effective policies involve $1 million or more in total program spending per extra baby."