Political Journalism: Rarely Scratching the Surface of Life The Center - “But the columns that stick with us most of all rarely touch on the polls or the name-calling. Instead, they might be retired Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Bill Lyon’s ‘viewpoints’ columns, which chronicle the dissolution of his memory as he suffers from Alzheimer’s.” Erich J. Prince 4/26/2018
Is College Still Worth It? No Easy Answers to a Simple Question The Right - Professor Caplan thinks students are wise to the true value of a degree, which could help to explain why almost no student ever audits a class and why students spend only about 14 hours per week studying, down from 24 hours per week in 1961. Eddie Ferrara 4/24/2018
From Theater Major to NYC Council: An Interview with Jumaane Williams The Left - “I changed my major from theater to film because, in many of my auditions, I was typecast as a drug dealer or a murderer, and that changed my perception of what people thought a black man was.” Erich J. Prince 4/23/2018
Cory Booker’s Critics from the Left Are Missing the Point The Right - The cost of a Senate seat, after all, averaged $10,476,451 during the 2012 elections. With that steep of cost, can we expect anything other than politicians sometimes having to speak out of both sides of their mouths?  Ronald McIntire 4/22/2018
Interview with Sen. Isakson: Combating Veteran Suicide and Addiction The Center - “I’m a Vietnam era veteran myself. The stigma of suicide today is only a fraction of what it was back then…Times are changing, and we are trying to meet those changes to get people taken care of in a timely way.” Erich J. Prince 4/20/2018
The British Far-Left, a Culture Acquiescing to Anti-Semitism The Right - Israel deserves criticism like any state, but its castigation on the Left (and elsewhere) goes way beyond that. Israel is now the world’s demonic Jew, subject to the calumnies and libels Jews have faced throughout history. Henry George 4/18/2018
Polling Is Alive and Well: An Interview with Gallup’s Editor-in-Chief The Center - One pundit said that “data died” after the 2016 presidential election. Gallup’s editor-in-chief doesn’t think so. Erich J. Prince 4/17/2018
What It Means to Be a Historian in the 21st Century: An Interview with Dan Carlin The Center - “I want to tickle a certain part of your brain, a thinking person’s part of your brain. We don’t really like giving answers on our podcasts. I ask questions.” Alex Baltzegar 4/16/2018
The Conflict over Character Education: Faith Schools in Britain The Right - In the UK recently, there has been concern over the growth in private and unregistered faith schools. Henry George 4/10/2018
From Prague Spring to Now: An Interview with Larry Reed The Right - “By and large, as people mature and learn about how the real world works, they tend to become more pro-liberty. I know a lot more former socialists than I know former libertarians.” Erich J. Prince 4/3/2018