Commentary

Mark Meckler November 1, 2018 | 3:33 PM EDT

The website of Knox College, a small Illinois liberal arts college, boasts over one hundred student organizations from which students can choose in order to find people who share their values and interests.

Hans Bader November 1, 2018 | 2:53 PM EDT

The Washington Post reports that American workers are now seeing the fastest wage growth in a decade, outpacing inflation. It must have pained The Post to report that, because it is a staunchly liberal newspaper that has not endorsed a Republican for president since 1952.

James M. Roberts November 1, 2018 | 11:50 AM EDT

Jair Bolsonaro’s blowout election victory Sunday in Brazil is a hugely positive development and represents a watershed moment not only for Brazil, but also for Latin America and for U.S.-Brazil relations.

Hans von Spakovsky November 1, 2018 | 10:31 AM EDT

President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he is preparing an executive order to end birthright citizenship has the left and even some conservatives in an uproar.

Ben Shapiro November 1, 2018 | 8:55 AM EDT

Over the past week, we've heard the media pitching one particular narrative nonstop: the story that President Donald Trump's rhetoric has resulted in increased violence. We heard it in the aftermath of a spate of attempted bombing attacks against Democratic targets by a Floridian nut job, and we heard it in the aftermath of a shooting attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue by an outspokenly anti-Trump white supremacist.

Mickey Levy October 31, 2018 | 4:19 PM EDT

September real consumption increased for durable goods at a rate of 1.8 percent, the highest rate of growth since March, and for nondurable goods at 0.2 percent. Consumption of services, however, was flat, largely due to a 1.8 percent decline in food services consumption following big gains in prior months. Other discretionary categories of spending were mixed: recreational goods and vehicles rose at a rate of 2 percent from the prior month; recreational services declined by 0.1 percent; motor vehicle and parts increased by 3.1 percent; personal care services increased by 0.1 percent; clothing and footwear declined by 0.6percent; and spending on personal care products remained the same from August.

Hans Bader October 31, 2018 | 3:19 PM EDT

CNN anchor Don Lemon thinks he knows the cause of terrorism: white people. He told CNN anchor Chris Cuomo — the brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) — that “We have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them.”

John Horvat II October 31, 2018 | 2:23 PM EDT

At first glance, it seems to be a very positive initiative on the part of those at Notre Dame University. Over one thousand male students, faculty and staff have signed a petition asking that “the University implement a filter to make pornography inaccessible on the Notre Dame Wi-Fi networks.” Finally, some sanity seems to be taking hold in Catholic higher education.

Ken Blackwell October 31, 2018 | 2:03 PM EDT

Recent bipartisan legislation is a good start—but there’s more to do.  

Ryan T. Anderson October 31, 2018 | 9:49 AM EDT

Nancy Pelosi made headlines last week stating that if Democrats reclaim the House of Representatives, a top agenda item will be to pass laws banning disagreement on LGBT issues.