The sociologist Gabriel Rossman offered valuable advice to UCLA students on the responsibilities that accompany free speech—and modeled the importance of having conservative faculty on campus.
For a century, urban commotion has been treated as a moral failing of individuals. Fixing it will require systemic changes to environmental noise.
Looking at two new anthologies of singles the artist made before she was famous—and what they reveal about the legend she’d become
The president can’t grasp that what matters most about the Russia attack is not what it reveals about his political legitimacy but what it reveals about America’s national vulnerability.
President Clinton showed that with persistence and leadership, legislative restrictions on firearms are attainable.
The House Intelligence Committee chairman’s actions are toxic to the democratic process and dangerous to American national security.
The second of three parts in our story about Benjamine Spencer, who’s spent most of his life in prison for a murder in Dallas.
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The new Mueller indictment doesn’t get at the root of the problem: the unchecked market power of social-media companies.
Last weekend’s security conference in Munich was a stark reminder that this class has nothing of substance to offer a world in turmoil.
“If the Internet Research Agency were a start-up media company, they probably would not be picking up a fresh round of venture capital.”
The ideological conflict in Black Panther animates not only Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack for the movie, but also the artist’s whole ethos.
Those toiling inside this administration are fooling themselves if they think they can somehow rise above the character and temperament of this president to shepherd this country through to a more normal time.
The outrage directed against the New York Times writer Bari Weiss is the latest illustration of a culture that undermines the causes it seeks to advance.
They encourage profligate spending and help dictators burnish their prestige. Who needs them?
At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.
The path to its revival lies in self-sacrifice, and in placing collective interests ahead of the narrowly personal.
Obama didn’t move quickly enough. Trump doesn’t have to make the same mistake.
On domestic policy, the party is moving left. On foreign and defense policy, the party barely exists.
The president tried to distance himself from the story of Russian interference—and in the process, thrust himself right back into the center of the narrative.
Trump’s gravest responsibility is to defend the United States from foreign attack—and he’s done nothing to fulfill it.
A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions.
Lisa Halliday’s new book inventively tackles a familiar storyline, encouraging real-world identifications in order to subvert them.
The Trump-era GOP cares more about the national origin and race of immigrants than the methods they used to enter the United States.
The administration’s proposal to overhaul SNAP would squeeze the nutrition safety net, and make it more paternalistic.
What does the dissenting mail look like, when I publish an item like this one, arguing that Mitch McConnell illustrates…
Leggings and yoga gear are common sights at practice rinks. But in competition, gender-coded costumes still prevail.
After a previous horrific massacre via AR-15, the one in Las Vegas last winter in which a single murderer killed…
A reader weighs in with a tale of mouth-to-muzzle resuscitation.
The clear goal of the special counsel is to speak to the American public about the seriousness of Russian interference.