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Rivers Given “Rights”

April 1, 2017 rssfeed 0

Over at my bi-weekly First Things column I discuss the consequences of granting “rights” to rivers–as has been done in New Zealand and India–and the […]

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Whither Tax Reform?

April 1, 2017 rssfeed 0

Nothing erodes the power of a bully as much as a victory by those he threatens. Nothing erodes the reputation of a negotiator as much […]

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Stealing Time

March 31, 2017 rssfeed 0

In the fall of 1977—40 years ago now, when we were freshmen at Georgetown—four of us climbed up to steal the hands off the clock […]