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by | Jan 27, 2022

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court finally granted a writ of certiorari in two now-consolidated affirmative action cases, Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina. The cases will be jointly…

by | Nov 3, 2021

In the past year, my reporting on critical race theory in America’s institutions has helped catapult the issue onto the national stage. My reporting inspired a presidential order, a fierce public debate, and legislation in nine states impacting 75 million…

by | Jun 14, 2021

By pursuing identity-group politics, liberals are provoking the attacks they claim to deplore. What the Left ignores in their drive to remake America’s definition of rights is that there are consequences from severing rights from individuals and attaching them to…

by | Jun 10, 2021

With all the talk about racism, let me ask a simple question. How do you make someone a racist? Assuming that’s what you want to do. For the woke Left, that’s a no-brainer. Just be born with white skin. The…

by | Mar 10, 2021

Washington Years ago I had a great coach in high school who was given to Solomonic apothegms. One of his favorites was, “Forget your grandparents.” By that he meant forget the arguments that issued from your grandparents’ grudges with other…

by | Feb 8, 2021

The only reason I watched Malcolm & Marie on the first day of its Netflix release was that the reviews piqued my interest: they were so unrelentingly negative that I felt I just had to see this monstrosity. As you’ll…

by | Feb 5, 2021

Man is by nature a tribal creature. For many thousands of years, human existence was defined by family connections, with ties of blood and marriage providing the social network that ensured cooperation and support necessary to sustaining life. Loyalty to…

by | Dec 16, 2020

America is one month out from inaugurating an administration that, in the name of equity, has committed to discrimination as a foundational principle. And the Biden administration gives every indication of unapologetically embracing discrimination as a modus vivendi. Joe Biden’s…

by | Dec 6, 2020

Identity politics — something we love to hate. And with good reason. But why? What’s the problem with identity? Identity is the answer to the question: “Who am I?” There are a lot of ways to answer that question. I…

by | Dec 2, 2020

When I walk into my local supermarket, I see products from big companies like Kellogg’s and Campbell’s, from smaller companies like Dave’s Killer Bread and Edward & Sons, and occasionally from local companies just getting started in the business of…

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