A law professor argues that a new federal agency is needed to keep pace with technological change.
Michael Oren made the provocative claim that "the lesser evil is the Sunnis over the Shias," while insisting that the U.S. should never ally with Iran, even against Sunni terrorists.
Constructive liberal discourse has been a source of important gains on these issues. The alternatives are toxic.
Amid the spectacular scenery, it's hard not to feel hopeful.
One of several memos used to justify the drone execution of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki has finally been released.
The most searing critiques of George Will's much-maligned column on rape misrepresent his arguments, illustrating a common flaw in American public discourse.
Does the Florida senator want President Obama to keep the world in the dark about his Iraq plans, or to share them with the American people?
Probably, but in practice neither journalists who publish classified information nor bureaucrats who maintain it have the meaningful consent of the people.
Officials in charge of airport security are rediscovering the wisdom of a bygone era, when shoes stayed on and liquid didn't have to be put in plastic bags.
The outbreak of violence in Iraq is a good reason to think carefully about the NSA, not an excuse to ignore critics' warnings.
Until 2013, she held a position that lots of Democratic voters now regard as deeply wrongheaded.
The civil-rights leader helped America to realize its founding ideals as surely as any president, and ending the run of exclusively white faces on bank notes is long overdue.
A wake-up call for Democrats before it's too late to change their minds about 2016
But should we?
Prosecuting journalists imposes huge costs, yields scant benefits, and is mostly pointless in an era when anyone can reach a mass audience.
People like hard currency and use it every day. It is a check on centralized power. It is private and peer-to-peer. And despite or because of that, some want to get rid of it.
Doing so needn't interfere with fully confronting crimes against black America.
Every POW trade is a tough judgment call. The White House negotiated a defensible deal for Bowe Bergdahl but broke the law by hiding it from Congress.
If approved by the Senate and signed by President Obama, it will stop the DEA from enforcing federal laws against medical marijuana in states where it is legal.
Police abuses in Miami Gardens, Florida, are staggering, but few Americans seem to care.