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nuclear power

Progressives, environmentalists, politicians, and even many corporations have dedicated themselves to increasing the amount of alternative energy Americans produce and use. To many Americans, this...
Russia

Republicans are in denial. The GOP’s response to the bombshell revelations regarding the Trump campaign’s inclination to indulge an offer of assistance from a Kremlin...
immigration

President Trump was elected on a platform that called for deporting more illegal immigrants who committed crimes and doing more to stop illegal arrivals. In...
immigration

It’s clearer than ever that Barack Obama’s permissive immigration policies encouraged prospective immigrants to endure hardship and risk lawlessness. Illegal immigration from Mexico peaked in 2007,...
constitution

With President Trump spending the days leading up to the Fourth of July tweeting an increasingly outlandish and offensive series of insults against members of...
minimum wage

The City of Seattle, as blue as they come, raised its minimum wage in 2014 from $9.47 to $11.00. This year, it went up to...
iPhone

The iPhone, and its imitators have become so much a part of our culture that it is hard to believe it was introduced only ten...
media

Recently, the White House has adopted a habit that seems designed to maximize the frustration of the reporters who cover it. Occasionally, the administration flirts...

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: When Heather Mac Donald’s “blue lives matter” talk was shut down by...
conservatives

It is in the professional interest of any political commentator to have as large and engaged an audience as possible. It is thus an assertion...

The following is an excerpt from COMMENTARY's symposium on the threat to free speech: Of course free speech is under threat in America. Frankly, it’s always...
anti-semitism

In January, I wrote about a surprising and heartening turn of events at the annual meeting of the Modern Language Association, an academic organization devoted...