Politicians and activists claim social media is turning us into zombies. But new technologies have been greeted with skepticism since the dawn of time.
Title 42 expulsions are a cruel and indiscriminate pandemic mitigation measure.
De Blasio should honor expectations of medical privacy, not threaten government retribution for those who make choices he dislikes.
The bloody, tumultuous withdrawal from Afghanistan was a predictable disaster. It was also an incredible, surprising anti-war victory.
The Kinks vs. the People in Grey
Happy 50th birthday to Muswell Hillbillies, a concept album about nostalgia, conformity, and the evils of urban renewal programs.
Why We Drink
The anthropological roots of humanity's love of booze
Even the most powerful cosmic demigod can be foiled by the even-more-powerful machinations of bureaucracy.
"A key part of the control in Cuba is keeping people afraid, keeping them isolated from one another," says Henken. The internet has mitigated this.
Brickbats: November 2021
News of politicians, police, and bureaucrats behaving badly…