Jerry Lewis, RIP

Rep. Ken Calvert: Today, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA-42) issued the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Jerry Lewis, who served as Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and represented the Inland Empire region in the House of...

Civility and Its Exceptions

By Hannah R. Pitney I have always believed that America needs more civility. During the Trump Administration especially, I thought there was a general lack of decency. I remember a moment during the first 2020 presidential debate when I thought to myself, “How is it...

The Politics of History

Nils Gilman at Noema: Popular concern with historical memory is a characteristic mark of a polity undergoing a transition from one era to another. As the Chinese-born Anglo-Irish political scientist Benedict Anderson observed in his classic “Imagined...

Tariffs

Yuka Hayashi and Josh Zumbrun at The Wall Street Journal: Economists and policy makers are debating whether stimulus spending and easy monetary policy are fueling inflation. Many businesses say there is another culprit that should share the blame: import tariffs.The...