Columbus Day is a most unusual American holiday and has become a day 'to celebrate not only an intrepid searcher but the dreams and opportunities that brought so many here after him.'
Uber, Lyft and Airbnb’s regulatory roadblocks continue.
Challenges abound, but the trajectory is plain.
The usual explanation for the academic achievement gap is that blacks come from a lower socioeconomic background and their schools have fewer resources. But research finds the problem transcends class and its roots lie elsewhere.
Prospects for the humanities can be more promising than ever.
The conventional wisdom that presidents tend to suffer serious losses in Senate elections in their sixth year in office is less elucidating than it might first appear, although it does appear likely that the Democrats will lose the Senate this year.
One can argue that, from the Tea Party point of view, if the establishment refuses to address the government-by-cronyism issue, then upsetting the table is the right move.
A new EPA rule is a disaster for farmers and the traditional understanding of the relationship between the federal government and the states.
Developments in the Middle East and Ukraine show Europe needs to improve its energy policy or face serious economic consequences.
The Treasury and Federal Reserve, afraid of congressional opposition, sought G-7 support for accelerated SIFI designations of capital markets firms.
Despite an electorate that is increasingly hostile to the European project and the risk that Europe could be drifting towards Japanese-style deflation, European policymakers remain complacent.
Seventy years ago, our nation led the Western World to a costly victory over tyranny in what was the greatest military undertaking in history.
Never before has the North Korean economy been so totally dependent on the largesse of a single trade patron as it appears to be today.
The contemporary legal and political Left values political free speech only insofar as it leads to collective action.
A good way to jar yourself out of unreflective atheism is to read about contemporary science.
Under tax law, stolen property, bribes, kickbacks, and income from other illegal activities must be counted as income. Embezzlers, thieves, and bootleggers may also take deductions for costs relating to criminal activity.
States are inhibiting educational entrepreneurship; Congress should step in and provide funding to states to facilitate further charter school growth.
California Democrats have proposed a new referendum that would reinstate racial preferences in higher education, but the state's Asian Americans are rebelling.
If universal pre-K is as critical as New York Mayor Bill de Blasio insists, funding should be found by cutting lower-priority programs, not through his proposed new income tax.
Instead of protesting better private transportation for others, San Franciscans should demand improved public services.