Why Are Democratic Alliances so Sluggish? (And a Proposed Solution) Julian Spencer-Churchill Op-Ed - “The democratic form of government is persistently incompetent at preparing for its own defense, despite fair warnings.” 6/13/2024
Historical Shadows: The Far-Right Surge in Germany and Austria Gerfried Ambrosch Op-Ed - “For far too long, their concerns were ignored by center and left-wing parties, and so they turned elsewhere.” 6/11/2024
Yes, to a Palestinian State—Just Not Inside or Right Next to Israel Walter E. Block Op-Ed - “There is a strong positive relationship between living under the benefits of a government and human flourishing. Those without its protection must suffer, at the very least, compared to those who are fortunate in this regard.” 6/7/2024
Putin’s Very Limited Tactical Nuclear Warfare Options Julian Spencer-Churchill Op-Ed - “Anticipating what a Russian nuclear attack would look like is an important first step in fashioning an appropriate response.” 6/4/2024
Jerry Seinfeld Understated the Death of Comedy Peter Clarke Op-Ed - “In Carlin’s time, it was edgy and cool to push back against the prudish ideas about obscenity, so playing with the boundaries of the metanarrative was practically encouraged (at least from audiences). Today, quite the opposite.” 5/8/2024
College Protests and the Limits of Virtue Benedict Beckeld Op-Ed - “That is, virtuous striving now is something that seeks to turn our social paradigm on its head.“ 5/7/2024
What Happened to Columbia University? Tony D. Senatore Op-Ed - “Seventy years of an educational ideology steeped in ‘openness’ has wreaked havoc on the United States, and what we see at Columbia University (and at other American universities) is clear proof of that.” 4/24/2024
When Promoting Clean Energy, Patriotism Beats Moralizing Michael D. Purzycki Op-Ed - “The debate over whether to go green is not a debate over whether to incur costs. It is a debate over which set of costs to incur, and people’s willingness to bear tangible burdens to achieve goals supported by affluent, educated progressives is limited.” 4/22/2024
The Freedom to Be Religious as an Atheist Peter Clarke Op-Ed - “In other words, now that I have become an atheist, I feel free to appreciate and even dabble in various religions. To put this in terms of Waits Paradox: Once one has quit religion, he is free to be religious.” 4/12/2024
Sanctimony: A Political Vice from Which We Must Escape Nigel Lloyd Alcorn Op-Ed - “Watching this quasi-religious mentality migrate leftward and displace more rational, humanistic values has been painful.” 4/5/2024
The Age of Jihad Gerfried Ambrosch Op-Ed - “As a result, an air of fear hangs over society, regardless of the fact that the likelihood of falling victim to such an attack is very low indeed. But this is how terror works.” 3/27/2024
What Jordan Peterson’s Conversation with Destiny Can Teach Us(Youtube) Talia Barnes Op-Ed - “Paradoxically, as the amount of online content available for consumption increases, conversations with as interesting a dynamic range as the one between Peterson and Destiny seem fewer and farther between.” 3/26/2024
A Possible Solution to the Standardized Testing Debate Aman Majmudar Op-Ed - “The video games also adapted to my inputs and choices in real time, which meant they could capture my strengths and weaknesses, a fuller view of my aptitude than just a number from how many multiple choice questions I got right.” 3/23/2024
America Has a Writing Problem. How Do We Solve It? Luka Ladan Op-Ed - “According to the most recent data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), only 24% of eighth and 12th graders are ‘proficient’ in writing.” 3/20/2024
Texas and Florida Content Moderation Laws Would Open Pandora’s Box  Mike Matthys Op-Ed - “A transparency mandate passed by Congress can avoid the controversial and difficult work of legally defining the terminology and specific guardrails for online safety and viewpoint neutrality.” 3/13/2024
The Other Victims of the Surveillance State Peter Clarke Op-Ed - “No doubt [Araya] Baker’s experience is legitimate, and, of course, it is true that state surveillance is a very serious problem, but paranoid delusions are real, too.” 2/18/2024