Professional sports is ruthlessly meritocratic. Why are so many stars wallowing in bumper sticker moralizing?
God’s Law and Order claims that evangelicals are responsibile for the rise and maintenance of the American system of mass incarceration.
US and other world leaders, who embarked on climate policies that scientists with relevant views do not fully endorse, are recklessly plunging ahead.
Lincoln summoned us to sacrifices that seemed too great to bear, and after his death we decided that we never would make such sacrifices again.
While California may increasingly find itself a “commonwealth of its own,” Californians will continue to shape the rest of the country.
In an increasingly egalitarian and democratic age, deference seems to be from another time.
While Fulton's majority opinion did not overrule Smith, two concurrences suggest that Smith is on life support.
Financial incentives need to promote responsibility, and the public interest, not the opposite.
When scholars teach that “everything is political,” they can’t really be surprised when the same lens is turned to assess their own work.
China’s rulers have failed to admit that, with their family policy, they are tinkering with matters beyond their ken, let alone their control.
Augustine is the opposite of the milquetoast versions of Christianity that are so much with us today. To a searching mind, he joined a fighting spirit.
Our sense of ourselves as human beings changes. A premise of Strategic Humanism is that since Bacon and Descartes it has changed for the worse.
Joseph F. Johnston's book asks why nations fail, and how we should understand America's national despondency.
The best way for campuses to protect academic freedom from legislative meddling on CRT is to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to free speech.
Government racial preferences are far from the only source of our divisions, but they may be the one most amenable to legal abolition.
American religious freedom has respected the rights of citizens to live integrated lives and to carry their commitments with them in civil society.
Our Dear-Bought Liberty is the definitive treatment of the Catholic quest for religious toleration in America's early years.
Four contributors discuss the state of Catholic Social Teaching, and what it means for the world.
Downplaying of the room for legitimate disagreement among lay Catholics about social and political questions is a mistake.
For all its weaknesses, Clash of Civilizations remains a text that can help us see the likely paths conflict will take in the 21st century.
Americans want to believe in the future, that getting ahead and opportunity are still fundamental to being American.
Joshua Mitchell speaks about the threat identity politics poses to American life, and how we might work to counter it.
A much-heralded study is extremely limited and disconnected from basic income’s real-world implementation.
Henry Cabot Lodge saw that the filibuster was a practice that followed naturally from the structural philosophy of the Senate.
Unpunished violence in the streets does real harm to the rule of law, and yet the media looks away.
The Equality Act would fundamentally change the history and practice of American rights.
Barruel’s conspiracy of the Enlightenment has become a regrettable genre of conservative Catholic commentary.
The Canadian experience showed that a conservatism oriented to working-class concerns, interests, and aspirations could be politically successful.
For Levinas, situations in which human beings deal with one another facelessly entail moral peril.
People insist on investing militants—some of them—with romance.
Will America cross over to antiracism and all its works?