Articles by Nathan J. Robinson

Why Are People Frightened That Kids Will Learn About Sex?

Is it reasonable for parents to panic at cartoon nudity in school textbooks? Only if we embrace irrational taboos about bodies.

Why The Problem Isn’t Single-Parent Families

The problem is that we don’t take seriously the obligation to give people good lives.

Biden Couldn’t Care Less About Human Rights

The Biden administration embraces dictators and barely pretends to care whether US-allied regimes respect basic freedoms.

Is Thomas Sowell a Legendary “Maverick” Intellectual or a Pseudo-Scholarly Propagandist?

Economist Thomas Sowell portrays himself (and is portrayed by others) as a fearless defender of Cold Hard Fact against leftist idealogues. His work is a pseudoscholarly sham, and he peddles mindless, factually unreliable free market dogma.

Instead of Just Policing Misinformation, How About Real Public Health Campaigns? 

We can argue about whether the Biden administration violated the First Amendment in encouraging social media platforms to take down COVID misinformation. But even if it was legal, it was a poor substitute for sensible public health policy.

I Beg You To Remember That The Electoral College Exists

Biden can win the popular vote and lose the election. Please stop citing nationwide polls to draw conclusions about who is “ahead.”

A Dead Man’s Plea for The Rights of Prisoners

On the life of Shawn R. Griffith, and the extraordinary book he produced during his precious few years of freedom.

The “Cop City” Indictment Is Preposterous and Terrifying

The Georgia attorney general accuses activists of being “racketeers,” “money launderers,” and even “domestic terrorists.” This ludicrous court case should be denounced by everyone who values their freedom.

How We’re Going to Fight PragerU’s Indoctrination of Children

Introducing our handy “Student’s Guide to Resisting PragerU Propaganda.”

“Conservatism” Conserves Nothing

Whatever “conservatism” is, it does not involve the conservation of a stable climate, or the polar ice caps, or the coral reefs, or the global food supply. 

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