Category: Opinion

Biden vs. Netanyahu

Liz Wolfe at Reason: President Joe Biden has proposed a ceasefire plan. Israeli Prime Minister…

Dinesh D’Souza’s Movie ‘2,000 Mules’ Retracted, But Still Lodged in Grandma’s Brain

William Kristol, Andrew Egger, and Will Selber at The Bulwark: Ever since the “Stop the…

Yes, Donald Trump Has a Point About Political Prosecution

Ronald Sievert at The Conversation: The facts and the law behind New York District Attorney…

This is the Problem With Good Intentions and Radical Ideas

Farrukh K. Pitafi at The Express Tribune: Absolutely Anything is a 2015 science fiction fantasy…

Kat Rosenfield: Glamorizing a Marital Split is Narcissism Disguised as Feminism

Kat Rosenfield at The Free Press: Five years ago, all my girlfriends suddenly decided to…

Truth

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. —Oscar Wilde; The truth is not always…

Presidential Debates Have Outlived Their Usefulness

John McWhorter writes in Persuasion: Donald Trump is incapable of meaningful participation in such an…

Points to Ponder

Talking Points from an editorial in Dawn: –Pakistan is in a debt trap.–It must borrow…

Thirty Years of Talking About Pablo Escobar

Juan Gabriel Vásquez in El Pais: Pablo Escobar, the most infamous drug trafficker in history,…

The Average American Is a Millionaire

Jeremy Horpedahl in The City Journal: The Federal Reserve’s latest Survey of Consumer Finances contains several revelations about…

Mounting Research Shows That COVID-19 Leaves its Mark on the Brain, Including With Significant Drops in IQ Scores

Ziyad Al-Aly in The Conversation: From the very early days of the pandemic, brain fog emerged as…

The Mysteries and Quirks of Human Memory

Erica Goode in Undark: AUTHORS DON’T GET to choose what’s going on in the world when…