Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Replacing teacher tenure with incentives for achievement

Could one ruling by one Los Angeles Superior Court judge free public education from the stultifying grip of the teacher tenure system and lead to widespread use of incentives to reward excellent wo

Government Data Show U.S. in Decade-Long Cooling

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s most accurate, up-to-date temperature data confirm the United States has been cooling for at least the past decade.

New York, Legacy Cities Dominate Transit Urban Core Gains

Much attention has been given the increase in transit use in America.

Obama, EPA Regulations Make Fracking Mandatory

Almost every day we hear about severe weather events—wildfires in Colorado, droughts in California, polar vortexes in Wisconsin.

Three Single Payer Health Care Systems

The mounting VA hospital scandals have now moved Sen. Bernie Sanders’s cherished “socialized medicine” to center stage.

Climate Change–Less of a Scientific Agenda and More of a Political Agenda

Those who don’t believe in climate change are “a threat to the future,” says the Washington Post in a June 14 

Redskins Brouhaha Shows How Politics Is Ruining Sports Talk Radio

One of the few simple joys I have in life, shared with Camille Paglia, is listening to sports radio.

The Rebirth of Austrian Economics

Forty years ago, during the week of June 15-22, 1974, the Austrian School of Economics was reborn during a conference in the small New England town of South Royalton, Vermont.

Just What Is the Perfect Level of CO2?

Ever in an argument with a AGW proponent?

Movement of the Permanent Internet Tax Moratorium

This morning the House Judiciary Committee will undertake the markup of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act.