It was a blunder. Worse than that, it was a crime.
Pandemic Repairs Were Supposed To Put D.C. Metro Back on Track. Then It Literally Went Off the Rails.
Putting the district's train system back on track will take more than better bureaucracy.
Most dangerously of all, they're starting to make their own central bank digital currencies.
An aeronautical engineer considers writing a novel about a new start on the moon.
Here's what could happen when John Locke and Henry George go to the moon.
A new generation of companies has made space travel affordable.
An excerpt from The Next American Economy: Nation, State, and Markets in an Uncertain World.
Inflation is a problem for politicians. Unfortunately for them, it's not a problem they know how to solve.
The long, weird history of partisan electoral shenanigans
Why are activists trying to stop research into a promising backup plan to handle climate change?
The problem with American politics isn't polarization—it's rising illiberalism.
The FBI's long history of using informants and manufactured plots to prosecute extremists
An oral history of the Libertarian Party
Perhaps Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone has the mark of a great story—everyone can find cause both to love it and to hate it.
In 1989, Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini called for the author and those involved in the book's publication to be put to death.
Virginia lawmakers passed a bill allowing parents to opt out of certain lessons, which was vetoed by then-Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Turning terrible events into art is good, actually.
As recently as 2011, a school board in Missouri barred the book from the curriculum and ordered it confined to a special section of the school's library.
San Francisco port officials seized copies of Howl and Other Poems in 1957, accusing publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti of obscenity.
A publishing company ironically removed the original version of the Ray Bradbury novel depicting mass media censorship.
And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and other titles shot up Amazon's bestseller list after being self-censored by Dr. Seuss Enterprises.
Pilkey's whole gag is that the censorial impulse is ridiculous and kids instinctively know it should be mocked.
Up through the 1950s, federal agents kept confiscating books they deemed obscene. But in 1959, a judge ruled that D.H. Lawrence's book deserved First Amendment protection.
Leviathan was a challenge to the governing independence of the Holy See.
Though book banners may try to convince otherwise, students don't need protection from the passion portrayed in Shakespeare's classic.
Amazon's decision to stop selling the book shows the pressure platforms are under to reject speech that doesn't conform to progressive orthodoxy.
As pop culture icons enter the public domain, a strange new era of copyright begins.
Heather Ann Thompson's Blood in the Water might lead to "disobedience," prison officials say.
The book may never achieve the cultural recognition of some other top censorship targets, but the fight over I Am Jazz symbolizes America's trans moral panic.