Fierce fights for control of state legislatures loom

The Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, effectively ending a federal guarantee of…

Biden’s big tent problem: The mushrooming encampments on college campuses and city streets

America is currently lousy with tents in public, from city sidewalks to college campus quads, sheltering…

Inflation and consumer sentiment readings tough for Biden in election year

Inflation has not fallen anywhere near where the Federal Reserve hopes, and consumer sentiment is souring…

The multiverse strikes again: Review of Dark Matter on Apple TV+

Like most people, I sometimes wonder how life might have unfolded had I made, at critical…

Franchises unbowed by Biden’s push for easier workplace unionization

Business franchising in America continues to increase, with almost a solid decade of recent growth. The…

Digital privacy legislation gets a bipartisan push

A proposal for comprehensive digital privacy policy, one of the most contentious matters of the online…

John Mulaney’s talk show of the weird

Everybody’s in LA, John Mulaney’s six-part Netflix live talk show, loosely about Los Angeles, is a…

US government intervention in free markets goes way beyond TikTok

Congress may be all abuzz about forcing the Chinese owners of TikTok to sell the social…

The tributaries of Lou Reed

Once, all albums were collections of covers. Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley didn’t just record songs…

A new Koch? RFK Jr’s running mate is a key campaign funder

LOS ANGELES, California — California is often referred to as an ATM of politics for the…

Are noncompete agreements over? The Biden adminsitration’s Federal Trade Commission wants to make it so

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce met the Federal Trade Commission’s late April announcement that it would…

Is abortion the key to winning Arizona for Biden-Harris ticket?

One hour after news began circulating that an abortion law written in 1864 would take effect…

Biden shies away from touting increased energy production

President Joe Biden is keeping quiet on one of his biggest potential bragging rights, the rise…

The business end of TikTok

In the book business, there are technical bestselling authors who manage to hawk anywhere from a few thousand…

Disorder at the courts: Left-wing district attorneys, selective prosecution, and the 2024 campaign combine to damage the rule of law

The Prussian general and strategist Carl von Clausewitz famously said that “war is the continuation of…

Iranian attack on Israel sparks US concern about wider, regional conflict

President Joe Biden has spent the last six months fervently trying to prevent the Middle East…

How bitcoin mining could help electrical infrastructure in Africa

While one might not associate bitcoin mining with sustainable development in Africa, some are predicting that…

The war on error: A new project seeks to root out fraud in academia

Malte Elson, a psychologist at the University of Bern, is hoping to chip away at some…

Will Washington GOP get fooled again on governor’s race?

BELLINGHAM, Washington — Rather than allowing party-specific primaries, Washington state has one general statewide primary in…

Biden changes tone toward Israel over Gaza war

There’s a long history of American presidents pressuring Israel to wind down wars earlier than planned.…