United States

Should the GOP Continue to Embrace Populism? Two Responses

Quillette readers Joe Benning and Charles N.W. Keckler give their responses.

Quillette
Quillette
7 min read

The Real Challenges Facing Public Education

Critical Race Theory is a distraction and 'equity' is just a buzzword. A new book by an award-winning teacher argues that the real challenges facing public education go much deeper than political ideology.

Shane Trotter
Shane Trotter
9 min read

Assault in Alabama

Revisiting the attack on Nat King Cole.

Thomas Doherty
Thomas Doherty
9 min read

An Australian Perspective on Abortion

The closest example of a counterfactual to Roe v. Wade is Australia, where there is a federal system with no unifying law or ruling concerning abortion.

Dara Macdonald
Dara Macdonald
11 min read

Dear Americans: Your Politics Don’t Have to Be This Toxic

America’s narrowing two-party system is poisoning the greatest democracy in the world.

Stephan Jensen
Stephan Jensen
18 min read

Science and Civil Liberties: The Lost ACLU Lecture of Carl Sagan

Around 1987, Sagan gave an uncannily prescient lecture to the Illinois state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Steven Pinker and Harvey Silverglate
Steven Pinker and Harvey Silverglate
14 min read

The White House’s Specious Gender Manifesto

The White House is claiming that the debate about childhood gender medicine is settled—even as numerous international experts are coming forward to say it‘s not.

Bernard Lane
Bernard Lane
17 min read