Rarely has so significant a faction in American politics behaved in a way that so directly claims the life of its own supporters.
To declare a crisis without a limiting principle is to invite abuse.
Without evidence of wrongdoing, neither public agents nor private companies should be rifling through the photos on your personal devices.
How long can a democracy maintain emergency restrictions and still call itself a free country?
U.S. regulators’ overly cautious approach to risk during the pandemic has been deadly from the start.
A conversation with the novelist Elnathan John
“Defund the Police” is a disaster. Under-policing is a form of oppression too.
A Utah arrest shows the danger of laws that let government enforcers chill speech that they don’t like.
The once-dynamic state is closing the door on economic opportunity.
The battle over teaching race in North Carolina schools prompts an ideological role reversal on both antidiscrimination and speech.
The children’s-book author Anastasia Higginbotham and I disagree about how to teach young Americans about police killings and racism.
The journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones appears to be a victim of viewpoint discrimination. Academic freedom needs a vigorous defense—and not just at UNC.
True inclusion requires viewpoint diversity, the educator Erin McLaughlin argues, and children should be taught how to think—not what to think.
The three populist pillars of a new approach to vaccinating America: beer, bacon, and lottery tickets
Exaggerated narratives could yield misguided policy responses—which would endanger many more kids.
Elon Musk’s critics are trying to dragoon Saturday Night Live into a needless political fight.
Every police killing, like every plane crash, warrants careful review by a federal agency.
Amid progress toward transgender acceptance, the social-media war over “super-straight” shows how not to resolve delicate questions about dating norms.
In Evanston, Illinois, a Black parent and school-board candidate takes on a curriculum meant to combat racism.
A curriculum inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement is spreading, raising questions about the line between education and indoctrination.