I explore the ideas of Judith Rich Harris as they apply to the roles of parents and schools in Howard County and elsewhere.
The Niskanen Center promotes a pro-market pro-government vision for the center-right, but I think the sales pitch needs to be tweaked to get at least some co...
I present some final post-election thoughts on the issues covered in my “Seven Answers” series.
The struggle for marriage equality provides guidance for how the longer-term campaign for LGBTQIA equality might go.
When it comes to gender equality, I don’t think there are any simple solutions, only tentative ways forward.
Is there a class war going on? Yes, but it’s also an intra-elite war with others caught in the crossfire.
How America’s pastime illustrates the tensions and trade-offs between liberty and equality.
How to promote racial equality? Possible places to start: reducing crime, improving policing, and promoting voting.
“You have asked me how I feel about socialism. All right, here is how I feel about socialism.”
What is social democracy? Dynamic capitalism plus liberal democracy plus an effective social safety net.
Is wealth inequality corrosive for democracy, and if so what then? It’s complicated….
Even though I’m not a candidate for office, I’m going to take a shot at answering seven questions raised by Jason Booms.
I start a new series of semi-random posts on political themes for the 21st century.