environmentalism

Chicken Little has always been the press secretary of the environmental movement. In the 1960's there was good reason to think the sky was actually falling. The...

We decided to do our version of The Handmaid's Tale and try to imagine the world in 2019 from two perspectives: One in which Democrats fail to...
race

In November 1995, COMMENTARY published a symposium called "The National Prospect" in which dozens of writers offered their view of America's possible future. I just...
full face veil

Does liberal opinion permit Europeans to discuss the burka openly, honestly, and fearlessly? The answer is almost certainly “no,” judging by the furious reaction that greeted...
Barack Obama

As the saying goes, you can never put the toothpaste back in the tube. Donald Trump is setting a number of precedents, many of which...
identity politics.

If you’re a Republican, the polls must be making you nervous. And I’m not talking about the generic congressional ballot or the president’s job approval...

This is yuuge. Beginning January 1, 2019, the Trump administration will require hospitals and outpatient clinics to publicly post their prices for surgeries and other medical procedures,...

If the “blue wave” that Democrats see building ahead of November does not arrive with the ferocity they envision, the political left can still take...

The first of the week’s COMMENTARY podcast explores the controversy around the newest member of the New York Times editorial board, Sarah Jeong, who spent...
#NeverTrump

Politico contributing editor Bill Scher isn’t the first to claim that the only responsible way for Trump-skeptical conservative to oppose the president is to register as...

Polls say a majority of Americans believe both Republican and Democratic politicians are out of the mainstream. So where is the mainstream? Who represents the...
Donald Trump

The behavior of many attendees of Donald Trump’s campaign-style rally in Florida on Tuesday night was barbaric. There’s no other way to put it. The...