Oct 12, 2021
What workers are currently paying in the form of lower wages is largely invisible to them.
Oct 7, 2021
Certainty can be dangerous if we seek it before acting, but certainty can also be dangerous if we think we have it.
Sep 28, 2021
Most people pay too little attention to public policy questions, not too much. But for a small minority of people, politics is at the "core of their existence" (as Marxist Herbert Marcuse put it) , they eat, breath, and sleep politics.
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).