Equality in Discipline

Seeing as the Obama administration is concerned about punishment disproportionality, should black convicts be released so that only 13 percent of incarcerated murderers are black?

Investors Ignore Frightful Geopolitics

When the former Soviet Union collapsed almost 25 years ago, most global strategic forecasters assumed that the U.S. would adapt pragmatically to her new status of sole world superpower. Instead she has pursued a variety of misguided nation-building adventures and has largely shrunk from her primary responsibility of neutralizing the ambitions of petty dictators around […]

Book Review: “Fear Itself”

A new book discusses how racism and a fascination with European statism enabled FDR to impose the New Deal on the country and lay the foundation of American statism.

Taxing By Inflation

If you put $1,000 in your piggy bank in 1960 and took it out to spend in 2000, you would discover that your money had, over time, lost 80 percent of its value.

Minimum Wage Laws are Immoral

The government has no business in dictating voluntary trade between employers and employees. The minimum wage laws are immoral and should be abolished, leaving businesses and workers free to prosper.

No Honor at Brandeis University

Brandeis University withdrew its offer of an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and disinvited her from delivering a commencement address – because of Islamic supremacist pressure. Is this any way to promote freedom of speech?

Taxing Your Life Away

“What the tax code is doing is trying to choose our values for us,” complains Yaron Brook from the Ayn Rand Institute.

The Death of Adult Movies

What can explain the increasingly comic book character of today’s movies? Is it coincidence, a “phase,” or something more inimical?