Sep 21, 2021
Reporters perpetually stuck in campaign mode don't provide the nuanced news perspective needed to encourage effective citizen participation.
Sep 14, 2021
Some employers worry that requiring vaccination (or obnoxious frequent testing) of all employees will cause a lot of their workers to quit. A few may indeed leave. But my own experience suggests that employers need not panic about this possibility.
Sep 7, 2021
The Texas abortion ban cleverly obstructs legal challengers. The cleverness was needed because the statute is clearly unconstitutional given the precedent of Roe v. Wade.
Aug 31, 2021
No matter how awful the Taliban may be, to say it deserves "nothing but scorn and isolation," ignores the alternatives. The alternative to the Taliban is not a democratic government.
Aug 24, 2021
Our recent foreign policy , culminating in the Afghanistan fiasco , suggests that we have also been suffering from a collective case of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Aug 17, 2021
Imagine that your castle is surrounded by enemies. A moat around the castle is filled with hungry crocodiles, but they won't catch all intruders. If you also surround the castle with a pit full of poisonous snakes, enemies are less likely to break through.
Aug 10, 2021
As a long-time observer of American radio, TV and newspapers, I am appalled by claims some people are placing on Facebook that we no longer have a free press. These claims, freely transmitted over the internet, would seem to contradict themselves.
Aug 3, 2021
History tells us that such a "cure" would be worse than the disease.