In the early 20th century, chestnut blight fungus introduced from overseas devastated American chestnuts—the then-dominant trees in eastern forests stretching from Maine to Mississippi. Crossbreeding and genetic engineering efforts promise to return the tree to American forests, but University of Vermont emeritus biologist Bernd Heinrich declares such efforts a "Trojan horse" and a threat to his "sacred" naturally evolved nuts. But, as Ron Bailey points out, it's likely that only human ingenuity can restore these majestic trees to their rightful place.
Clint Eastwood's masterful true-life drama about a wrongly accused American hero doubles as an awkward brief for Trump.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Want the Government To 'Defend Families' From Porn? Child Protective Services Should Be a Cautionary Tale
The new right naively thinks a government more empowered to "protect children" would be good for families. Nope.