Conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby explains why he reconsidered his previous favorable view of Columbus. The man was a brutal promoter of slavery - even by moral standards understood in his own time.
A collection of links to some of my previous writings on these topics, which I think remain relevant today.
This is true despite claims to the contrary by some on both the left and right.
Ron DeSantis and Mike Pence are wrong to advocate naming a US Army base after an incompetent Confederate general who betrayed the United States to fight for slavery.
The emerging culture war over the holiday is misguided. In reality, Juneteenth celebrates one of the greatest triumphs of America and its founding principles.
Freedom's Dominion argues Southern history was animated by "racialized radical anti-statism." The case is lacking.
The authors of The Individualists talk Rand, Friedman, Hayek, Rothbard, and the "struggle for the soul" of the libertarian movement.
This total is 2.5 times the state's annual budget.
If you look closely, you'll find a lot of contradictions.
The first episode paints an enslaver, plantation master, and Royalist autocrat as a leading and even celebrated agent of emancipation.
"This anti-free speech, anti-intellectual, anti-common-sense action deserves all the scorn it can get," says Roy Thomas, former editor in chief of Marvel Comics.
With government meddling, many farmers end up doing less with more, and people end up paying more for less.
Many politicians who want to ban gas-powered vehicles appear to misunderstand the science.
Hollywood often takes liberties. But there's a distinction to be made between poetic license and historical revisionism.
A compendium of some of my previous writings on these topics, which I hope remain relevant today.
Nikole Hannah-Jones' new book sidesteps scholarly critics while quietly deleting previous factual errors.
Forget Robin DiAngelo, Ibram X. Kendi, and The 1619 Project. Start with ending the drug war, says the Columbia University linguist.
Attorney General Garland Should Reverse an Egregious Legal Ruling Denying Asylum to Refugees Fleeing Forced Labor at the Hands of Terrorist Groups
My recent USA Today op ed explains how and why.
A compendium of many of my previous writings on these topics, which remain relevant today.
Far from being somehow at odds with July 4, Juneteenth celebrates the greatest achievement of the principles of the Revolution and Founding.
Yet more evidence that we are ruled by incompetents.
Armed with the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the far-reaching guarantees of liberty and equality that they contained, Douglass took the fight directly to the slaveholders.
A response to our criticism of a proposed Bluebook rule.
Let's replace the names of Confederate figures with those of patriots who upheld America's ideals.
Slavery, the Declaration of Independence and Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?"
Douglass' classic speech is an indictment of slavery, racism, and American hypocrisy - but also includes a great deal of praise of the American Revolution.
While Europe was in revolt, America had its own Free Soil revolution of 1848.
Economic historian Phillip W. Magness on classical liberalism and abolition, Abraham Lincoln's contested legacy, and why history matters in contemporary politics.
In a new collection, the economic historian documents how classical liberals pushed for abolition and equality in 19th-century America.
A history professor disputed some of Nikole Hannah-Jones's claims about slavery and the American Revolution.
"Mandating the use of The 1619 Project in K-12 curricula is at best premature until these issues are resolved."