Politics

Women hold signs during a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, in Atlanta, May 21, 2019 (Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

COVID-19 and the First Amendment

by Fr. Mario Alexis Portella Edmund Burke once said, “People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.” By the […]

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The White House

The ‘Blob’ Strikes Back

by Daniel Larison A recent defense of the foreign policy establishment is no more successful than the policies its authors supported. If America’s adversaries were made of strawmen, the defenders of the foreign policy “Blob” would have a foolproof strategy for defeating them. Unfortunately, a recent defense of the U.S. […]

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Religious oppression (Cartoonist Eideard)

In Defense of ‘Common Good Constitutionalism’

by Jonathan Culbreath Professor at Harvard Law School, Adrian Vermeule, argued in favor of theocracy. On March 31, The Atlantic published an important essay by Adrian Vermeule, a Catholic professor of constitutional law at Harvard University, entitled “Beyond Originalism,” igniting a firestorm of controversy within the internet world of legal […]

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Buhari’s first COVID-19 address

by eCommunicator Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has given his first coronavirus address to the nation touching on a myriad of issues from containment efforts, social and economic intervention and the way forward. A major takeaway was the imposition of a lockdown on two impacted states, Lagos and Osun and also […]

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Democratic presidential candidates shake hands after the 10th primary debate. (Image Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Saving the Democrats—From Themselves

by Benjamin Wiker The self-destruction of the Democratic Party is being accomplished so quickly and thoroughly that even Democrats are noticing it. Certainly, the increasing internecine bitterness of Democratic debates is evidence that something is deeply wrong. The problem isn’t just that socialism is growing like mold on the planks […]

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The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

by Alex Lickerman, M.D. We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much […]

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