Plus: A listener asks the editors about requiring gun buyers to pass a psychological assessment.
Entitlement reform has long been considered a third rail in American politics, but that perspective might be changing.
The former president is right to worry that supporting restrictions on abortion could hurt him in the general election.
Plus: Kansans fight over driver's license gender markers, chain restaurants bridge social divides, and more...
Plus: Iowa court halts 6-week abortion ban, income inequality is shrinking, and more…
Americans’ opinions are more nuanced than headlines suggest, leaving little room for total bans.
56 percent agreed that "people often graduate without specific job skills and with a large amount of debt to pay off."
Plus: Free speech is at the heart of the SCOTUS immigration case, the best and worst states for occupational licensing, and more...
Nature's 2020 endorsement of Joe Biden changed no minds but did significantly undermine trust in science.
Greetings from the second International Conspiracy Theory Symposium, where one of the most cited findings in the field has been debunked.
While inflammatory comments about "gender ideology" abounded at CPAC, the issue is hardly a top priority for Americans in general.
The botched pursuit of the Russiagate story illustrates how the media shed credibility.
Plus: Democrats doubt Harris' ability to win, an end to pandemic emergency status, and more...
A hobbled Congress isn’t a solution to our woes, but it’s a lot better than lawmakers set loose.
It's still the economy, stupid.
Plus: Peter Suderman may or may not attempt a rendition of a famous rap from the movie Bulworth.
Plus: University cancels "The Problem of Whiteness" class, Twitter's snowflake-in-chief, and more...
Like Arizona's Marc Victor, Erik Gerhardt is a potential spoiler in one of the nation's biggest Senate races. Unlike Victor, he's embracing the role.
New data from the Public Religion Research Institute show a dramatic decline in Republican support for making abortion illegal in all cases. How this will effect voter behavior remains to be seen.
Supporting restraints on government only for your opponents is a recipe for continued conflict.
Over time, betting has been a better predictor than polls, pundits, statistical models, and everything else.
The new survey, released by Data for Progress, could spell trouble for Democrats hoping for gains in November following Biden's debt relief plan.
Many Americans don’t seem to like any economic systems, and they’re no closer to agreement.
Democrats and Republicans share dismay over how educators handled the pandemic and support alternatives.
New poll shows majority of Americans oppose student loan forgiveness once they become aware of the obvious tradeoffs involved, like higher inflation and rising tuition prices.
Plus: college majors shifting, Klobuchar's media bill, and more...
People not only conceal their true beliefs, but often mouth opinions they don’t hold.
School choice would help families escape classroom battles by leaving the battleground.
Incompetent People Are Often Too Incompetent To Realize Just How Incompetent They Are, Says New Study
The less people know about a scientific issue, the more confident they are that they are right.
The governor, like Republican politicians in other red states where support for legalization is surprisingly strong, does not seem to think it is risky to defy public opinion.
Tax collectors and federal cops have always been rotten to the core.
The Defeat of a Kansas Ballot Initiative Shows That Red-State Voters Don't Necessarily Favor Abortion Bans
The amendment lost by a surprisingly wide margin in a state where Republicans far outnumber Democrats.
With 28 percent of Americans trying hallucinogens, the days are numbered for bans.
The Dubious and Doomed 'Assault Weapon' Ban That the House Approved Today May Cost Democrats This Fall
Recent polling suggests that Americans are starting to recognize that such laws make no sense.
Plus: Hawley's illiberal nationalism, Santa Monica's housing obstructionism, and more...
America’s experiment with strongman politics may turn out to be blessedly brief.