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When Humans Don’t Procreate

The “hook” of the story intrigued me: “This hasn’t happened in all of modern history…” An email from “The Crux” last month blared, “Global population growth to virtually stop by 2100.” According to a Pew Research Center analysis, “the world’s … Continue reading

Boris Johnson’s Challenge

This article was first published by firstthings.com. The advent of Boris Johnson as British prime minister has a feeling of inevitability about it. Theresa May was undoubtedly a “decent” person, in the English sense of the word, but she was … Continue reading

Betsy Ross Recall is a Cheap Moral Stand

Nike courted controversy when it cancelled a new line of Betsy Ross flag-stitched sneakers just before the Fourth of July. The American shoemaker, valued at over $130 billion, pulled the shoes after former NFL quarterback and company spokesperson Colin Kaepernick … Continue reading

Homage to a Cold War Prophet

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published at The American Spectator. Both my country and I lost a great friend and freedom fighter this week: Herb Meyer, an unsung hero of the Cold War. He received the National Intelligence Distinguished … Continue reading

The Opioid Dilemma

We are in a blessed time now that the medical profession is more likely to heal us than to kill us by its ministrations. In the ancient world, to go to a physician was a gamble, often subjecting patients to … Continue reading