Robert VerBruggen

Robert VerBruggen

Robert VerBruggen is fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor for National Review.

Studying the Link Between Race and Police Killings

Studying the Link Between Race and Police Killings

Since the Ferguson, Missouri protests of 2014, the issue of how race and police violence interact has consistently been a front-page news item in the United States. Recent weeks have seen the criminal conviction of three Minneapolis police officers who failed to stop the murder of George Floyd in May

Robert VerBruggen
Robert VerBruggen
7 min read
police
'The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality'—A Review

'The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality'—A Review

Is a left-wing author allowed to believe in genetics? The question is only partially sarcastic: Doctrinaire progressives are inclined to cringe (at least for public consumption) at the idea that one’s DNA might drive real differences that shape our lives. Indeed, the whole concept is seen as a means

Robert VerBruggen
Robert VerBruggen
9 min read
Genetics