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Reading Antigone in the age of coronavirus.
The filibuster may have some costs, but it makes our polity more stable, promotes bipartisan compromise, tamps down polarization, and protects federalism.
The text and Hamilton’s commentary are sufficiently clear: those in office are subject to impeachment and trial; those out of office are not.
Religious liberty is not a trump card that wins every time, but interference with clergy-penitent privilege will do no good and may produce real harm.
The rash of Covid rule-breaking among our leadership class makes me wonder if our leadership class still believe in the democratic standard.
We quickly need to get our world reopened as a way to repair the fractures, disarm the demagogues, and join back together again.
The public does not want to consider the question of what price we are, or ought to be, willing to pay to save one life, a hundred lives, a thousand lives.
Many of the problems that liberalism’s critics attribute to a political philosophy are actually the outgrowth of otherwise salutary scientific development.
The Fourteenth Amendment's terms constitutionalize certain pieces of legislation, solving the antebellum and postbellum constitutional struggles.
The UK and EU have achieved their shared ambition to remove tariffs and quotas on all goods, but the deal will have larger consequences.
Washington understood that martial strength secured independence, but republican government would require moral fortitude.
The use of "big data" threatens to erode the presumption of innocence in the name of crime prevention.
There is good reason to think that impeachment remains on the table, even after politicians leave office.
If we truly want to promote America’s common good, even more government intervention than we already have is probably not the way to do it.
It is magical thinking to believe that the United States can run large deficits indefinitely.