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What’s Next for Belarus?

Experts suggest that the West needs to hold Russia accountable for supporting Lukashenko.

How Academic Freedom Can Be Used to Silence Others

When entire departments sign on to sweeping political statements, it makes it harder for students and faculty to feel disadvantaged.

Lost at Sea: How Two Iranian Warships Are Testing American Mettle

The Biden administration has tried to deflect anything that could possibly derail negotiations for a new nuclear deal.

How the Left’s Favorite Pollster Is Leading Democrats Into a Trap

Look, for example, at a loaded question Data for Progress asked about the For the People Act.

Celebrating Indiana Jones 40 Years After ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’

How George Lucas and Steven Spielberg created an icon of American exceptionalism.

The Writer of This Article Also Wrote This Headline and That’s Rare

Everything you need to know about headlines and the art of writing them.

How Alexander Lukashenko Has Maintained His Grip Over Belarus for Decades

Arresting the opposition, limiting free press, and declaring victory margins so large that even supporters are skeptical.

What ProPublica Gets Wrong About the Wealthy and Taxes

Tax laws have been designed to encourage business investment, economic growth, and charitable giving.

Europe’s Climate Continental Divide

The EU tries to present a united front, but there is a significant infrastructure difference between East and West.

Maricopa County Audit Tests an Already Fractured Arizona GOP

'I think not only is it a breaking point for the Arizona GOP, but it could be a breaking point for the party as a whole nationally.'

Why the Coming Iranian Elections Will Challenge the Biden Administration

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei seems inclined to promote a candidate who will quash dissent over someone who could work with the West.

The Democrats’ ‘Manchin Problem’ Shows Normalcy Is Winning

The idea that Biden can be a new FDR or LBJ has always been detached from reality.

Why China Is Allowing Families to Have Three Children—and Why It Might Not Change Much

The one-child policy created a culture in which parents invested heavily in their only offspring, for starters.

Why the Games Will Likely Go On

Public sentiment in Japan has turned against hosting the Olympics, but the IOC and the government vow to move forward.

Federalism Akimbo

Marketplaces of ideas are great. But that’s different from states trying to force Americans in other states to live a certain way.

It’s Time for Democracies to Push Back Against China’s Authoritarianism

The contest between free and repressive regimes is the struggle of our times, and there will be many more battles.