Some conservatives are turning their backs on a program that harnesses the energy of the free market to create incentives for people to make good choices.
Jay Michaelson is a columnist for The Daily Beast, focused primarily on the Supreme Court. He and his work have appeared on MSNBC, CNN, NPR, and other outlets, and he also works for the Ten Percent Happier meditation app. Dr. Michaelson holds a J.D. from Yale, a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought from Hebrew University, and nondenominational rabbinic ordination. He is the author of nine books, including the bestselling God vs. Gay? The Religious Case for Equality.
When privileged people cancel others, they call it decency and family values. When the cancellation turns on them, it’s censorship and fascism.
Republicans want to block the most important piece of civil-rights legislation in decades. Democrats have to make sure that America sees them doing it.
Four “religious freedom” cases from the past year show exactly what’s been lost in the move from Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Amy Coney Barrett.
The Donald’s accountants will turn over his tax returns—and supporting documents—as soon as this week. Reality bites the reality star.
The First Amendment does not protect months of reckless, incendiary speech that foreseeably led to violence.
While antisemitic denigration of the Holocaust is widespread on the right, consequences have been rare.
Amazingly, David Schoen deployed exactly the incendiary, lie-filled rhetoric that caused the insurrection to begin with.
On this timetable, GOPers will find a hundred excuses to vote not to impeach Trump. But there’s an alternative that would put Republicans on the hot seat.
Gigantic signs advertise his non-existent state park in upstate New York. It’s time to take them down.