Policy

Are Hurricanes Getting Worse?

Scientists largely agree climate change makes some elements of hurricanes worse, but they’re less confident about others: A Dispatch Explainer.

First Legal Challenge to Biden’s Student Loan Cancellation Emerges

Borrowers in six states could see higher tax burdens because of the debt write-off. One of them is suing the Department of Education.

The Impossibility of the Ham Sandwich

A lesson about comparative advantage.

Biden’s Iran Policy After the Protests

The recent wave of unrest is an opportunity to reset America’s approach to the Islamic Republic.

Gas-Price Chatter Obscures the Real Issue

The case for a more robust and efficient energy industry.

Biden and the Future of Taiwan

What ending ‘strategic ambiguity’ would mean for the U.S., China and the world: A Dispatch Explainer

Both Parties Are to Blame for the Immigration Crisis

Republicans and Democrats alike would rather have an issue to rally around than work to solve the problem.

Biden’s Taiwan Defense Vow Gets Mixed Reception on Capitol Hill

‘It certainly adds to the ambiguity to have the president taking one position and the rest of his administration taking another.’

The Morning Dispatch: Hurricane Fiona Pummels Puerto Rico

Plus: Nick Catoggio games out when Trump v. DeSantis will go from cold war to hot.

A Solution to the Coming Global Migration Crisis

Western nations cannot possibly take in everyone who will seek asylum in the next few decades.

The Work Is Just Beginning for the Pro-Life Movement

Conservatives should advance policies that make life easier for all families

The Democrat Standing Up to Biden on Iran and Taiwan

Sen. Bob Menendez has sought to restore Congress’ role in foreign policy.

The Morning Dispatch: Is Twitter Secure?

Congress examines a high-profile hacker's whistleblower complaint about the social media giant's privacy and data security practices.