Cartoonist Peter Bagge looks at Henry David Thoreau's life at Walden and beyond
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Clings to His Pedestal
"Incompetent government kills people," he said in January.
'See Something, Say Something' Returns
A new bill repurposes the war on terror's pro-snitching mantra by requiring that tech companies share user data with the federal government.
Americans Overpay for Biden's 'Buy American' Plan
These rules drive up costs and distort markets while letting politicians claim credit for defending domestic industries from foreign competition.
A Phony Warrant, a Deadly Drug Raid, and a Barrel of Bad Apples in Houston
Did the city's "policies, customs or practices," invite Fourth Amendment violations?
Oxitec has genetically engineered mosquitoes that pass a self-destruct code to all of their female offspring.
The Jones Act shields the American shipping industry from foreign competition and harms both the environment and disadvantaged communities.
The government tried to stabilize the nation's food supply 80 years ago. Its efforts backfired.
The Myth of Antonio Salazar
The integralist right's foolish crush on the man who once ruled Portugal
The Third Temptation
To Austin Rogers, the trio of temptations presented to Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew has key political implications.
The YIMBY Democrat wants to make it easier to build more housing in California's densest and most expensive cities.
Brickbats: May 2021
News of politicians, police, and bureaucrats behaving badly…