Artificial Intelligence Chatbots Are Here to Stay

ChatGPT has ushered in a new era for AI, though plenty of drawbacks remain.

Passengers in Search of a Star

A review of Cormac McCarthy’s 'The Passenger' and 'Stella Maris.'

What’s So Wrong With Helping?

How a cult of victimhood tries to stamp out good deeds.

Ron DeSantis Bests College Board

The College Board revised its African American Studies course after pushback spearheaded by the Florida governor.

The Tech Bubble Burst

Easy access to loans and high demand for products inflated the tech industry. Now it has lost both.

Satellite Censorship?

Newsmax claims DirecTV dropped the channel to silence political speech. Is there more to the story? A Dispatch Explainer.

Self-Flagellation Nation

The National Museum of American History’s Entertainment Nation gives a narrow and critical view of the United States.

A Defense of Clichés

‘Casablanca’ at 80 reminds us of the beauty of the tried and true.

Threat Level Midnight Forever

The Doomsday Clock is a P.R. stunt, not science.

The Needle and the Damage Done

Is anti-vaxxism getting worse?

Who is ‘Velma’ For?

HBO Max’s new Scooby-Doo-less Scooby-Doo is a big swing and a miss.

Liberty’s Most Formative Friendships of the 20th Century

A review of ‘Freedom’s Furies’ by Timothy Sandefur.

The Most Important Thing You Read Today

It’s about diversity training, and it’s not by me.

The Strangeness of Psychotic Jew-Hatred

Antisemitism remains astonishingly common, especially in its less feverish expression.

The End of History 

The solution to our natural biases is a broad, inclusive, and honest study of the past.

Fairfax County Fairness?

Virginia’s attorney general says in a Dispatch interview he's investigating high schools that withheld National Merit award information from students.