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The First Amendment Is for Neo-Nazis, Too

The First Amendment Is for Neo-Nazis, Too Richard Epstein says that curbs on ‘offensive’ speech are unworkable and would turn the public square into the grievance Olympics. ...

Why I Was Fired by Google

Why I Was Fired by Google James Damore says his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech couldn’t be tolerated in the company’s ‘ideological echo chamber’ ...

The Myths of Black Lives Matter

The Myths of Black Lives Matter By HEATHER MAC DONALD Feb. 11, 2016 7:08 p.m. ET A television ad for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign now airing in South Carolina shows the candidate declaring that "too many encounters with law enf...

The Racial Reality of Policing

The Racial Reality of Policing Officers from the 67th Precinct in East Flatbush, N.Y., patrol the Brooklyn neighborhood, May 12. It was one of the more effective training exercises that I saw during my years in the New York Police Departm...

Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial

Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial The left wants to blame black criminality on racial animus and ‚the system,‘ but blacks have long been part of running that system. By Jason L. Riley George Zimmerman’s acquittal of murder charges i...

Was war das noch mal: der Liberalismus?

Was war das noch mal: der Liberalismus? War das «progressiv»? War er gar ein Linker? Fehlanzeige. Den idealistischen Ruf nach Gerechtigkeit konterte er mit einem kühlen «Gerechtigkeit gibt es nicht». Und vom Rechthaben und Rechtbehalten h...

Freiheit oder Wohlstand - was wollt ihr?

Freiheit oder Wohlstand – was wollt ihr? Gutes zu tun, kann man nicht an den Staat delegieren, Gutes kann auch nicht «in die Wege geleitet» werden. Gutes muss man selber tun. Und die einzige Voraussetzung, die es dazu braucht, ist Freihei...

Bad Bad Banks

Bad Bad Banks And the financial crisis goes on … And the politicians still think they can avoid the painful solution and try to sustain asset prices. But the prices of many assets are bubble prices and these prices need to fall to market levels. In not...

Ukraine Farming

In Ukraine, Mavericks Gamble On Scarce Land By JOHN W. MILLER, May 12, 2008 BILYI KAMIN, Ukraine — The vast collectives that fed the Soviet Union are now a patchwork of tiny gardens, fields and vacant lots. But combined, they could help feed the world:...