Policy

Oklahoma’s New Catholic Charter School, Explained

St. Isidore would be funded with taxpayer money, which raises First Amendment questions.

The Two Types of Congressional Conflict

Philip Wallach’s new book, ‘Why Congress,’ shows the first branch craves performance. Could conflict nudge it toward compromise?

In Defense of Manly Tears

Civilization depends on finding constructive outlets for male passion.

Senate Advances Kids’ Online Safety and Privacy Bills—Again

Plus: Congress reacts to another Trump indictment as the House GOP investigates the Bidens.

An Invitation to Chaos

Want to save the world? Follow the rules.

Soylent Green Is Wrong, People

The 50-year-old dystopian flick was hardly prescient.

Merger Madness

New guidelines from the Justice Department and FTC seek to revive discredited legal doctrines.

Congress Attempts to Tackle College Athlete Compensation—Again

Three new bills address name, image, and likeness deals for NCAA athletes.

What’s At Stake in the Farm Bill?

A bastion of bipartisanship or big government run amok?

Another Border Battle

Neither the Biden administration nor the state of Texas has ultimate solutions for border problems, those on the ground say.

Why India Matters to the United States

Some are wary of stronger ties with New Delhi, but the two nations share common interests.

Congress Debates Airline Pilot Safety Measures

Plus: An impeachment inquiry could give House Republicans more power to investigate Joe Biden.

Trump Indictment Version 2.1

Plus: DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas' latest grilling on Capitol Hill.

Staying Safe: Try That in a Small Town

The crime rate in an undersized municipality often isn’t what most expect.

Ohio’s Abortion Amendment, Explained

The attempt to relax abortion restrictions will likely be the only abortion-related state referendum this year.

Educational ‘Detracking,’ Explained

To close achievement gaps, more school systems are limiting course offerings for high-achievers.