'PC Policing' by Student Activists Is a Red Herring
While the media demonizes student activists, it’s the regressive hierarchy of universities that poses the real threat to freedom of speech.
The Impact of Fairer Sentencing of Crack Possession
Five years after the Fair Sentencing Act, the government assesses the change.
Why Precision Medicine Will Not Create a Medical Revolution
Medicine, with few exceptions, grows by evolution, not revolution. And geneticists working on complex diseases have a long, difficult road ahead.
Inconclusive Results: Obama's Not-So-Big Data
After the last presidential election, wide-eyed pundits hailed a brave new era of political campaigning, crediting Obama's victory to his team's wizardry with data. The hype was premature. Here's what the story of 2012 really means for the future of politics.
Does Obama’s Ambitious Universal Pre-K Program Stand a Chance?
The long-term benefits of pre-k education are well established, but an opportunity to invest in it for every child in America is caught up in political stalemate.
President Obama Calls for Cuts to U.S. Nuclear Arsenals
President Obama just called for extending cuts to U.S. nuclear arsenals. The idea of minimum deterrence is gaining legitimacy.