Brazil’s Inflation Lessons

Want to learn about inflation? Ask a Brazilian. From 1964 to 1994, Brazil had an average…

Not a Second-Class Right

For the third time in the last fourteen years, the Supreme Court has strongly held that the Second…

Tocqueville’s Worst Fears

In the introduction to Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville asserted that the history of the…

Governing Gotham

The most important artist for conservatives in this generation is Christopher Nolan. He is the only…

East of Kharkiv

Chuckling. Three Americans, a Canadian, and a New Zealander, jammed into a camouflaged Volkswagen minibus bristling…

The Death of Separationism and the Life of School Choice

In a Supreme Court term of many consequential decisions, Carson v. Makin stands out for its…

Damned Lies versus Statistics

Statisticians are familiar with the claims that one can lie with statistics and that there are…

A Vulnerable Account of Human Dignity

I once read an interview with a philosopher who proposed an account of personhood that ran…

A Tale of Two Investigations

Andrew McCarthy’s essay “Watergate Fifty Years Later” discusses two interesting issues. McCarthy focuses on whether Richard…

In Search of a Presidential Theory

Is the US president’s administrative control over key portions of his administration the most important contributor…