higher ed in turmoil Illiberalism Is Expensive
An NYT op-ed proposes that rioters ought to be granted control over what events may and may not be held on college campuses.
the new culture wars Dear Colleague Letter, 2011-2017
The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.
the marketplace of ideas A Run on Liberalism?
The problem for liberalism on college campuses isn’t the failure to teach Mill and Madison.
liberal blind spots The Militant Pragmatism of Hillary Clinton
We tend to think of militants as only existing on the far Left or Right. But perhaps the biggest problem for pragmatists in American politics is that they are developing a militancy of their own.
single-payer and slippery slopes The Overton Window Moves on Healthcare
The Democrats are moving toward single-payer because they believe it will excite their base. But perhaps the bigger advantage is that it drives a wedge into their opposition.