Nicole Gelinas
As New York’s first MTA chairman, William Ronan helped start the city on its remarkable turnaround.
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Eye on the News

Heather Mac Donald
The public-health profession is more committed to social justice than to sound science.

California

Steven Greenhut
California Democrats favor high taxes on businesses—until they don’t.

Recent Features

The CDC’s Dr. Talk Good
Steven Malanga
The Obama administration got exactly what it bargained for with Tom Frieden.
O Beholden Canada
Steven Malanga
America’s northern neighbor is beset by familiar pension-funding problems.
Surveillance-Proof
Judith Miller
Technology companies take heat for making phones the government can’t tap.
Ebola and Electronic Medical Records
Joel Zinberg
EMRs are costly, difficult to use, and time-consuming, taking precious time away from doctors and patients.
Keep ’Em Separated
Matthew Hennessey
Elevated bikeways in New York City would serve the needs of bicyclists, drivers, and pedestrians alike.
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Can Harrisburg Come Back?
Judah Bellin
The troubled Pennsylvania city’s fiscal future looks better than it has in years.
Inverted Priorities
Nicole Gelinas
Rather than worry about tax “inversions,” President Obama and Congress should fix the tax system.
<i>The Walking Dead</i> in an Age of Anxiety
Michael J. Totten
Why we’re obsessed with zombies
Making Merit Subjective
Dennis Saffran
The de Blasio administration floats a proposal to water down the admissions test to the city’s specialized high schools.
Ferguson’s Unasked Questions
Heather Mac Donald
In the Missouri city and elsewhere, the media clings to predetermined conclusions.

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Books & Culture

Myron Magnet
Richard Brookhiser’s new biography of Lincoln is splendid.

Multimedia


Edward Glaeser and Paul Romer discuss Rapid Urbanization

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Adam White and Nicole Gelinas discuss Stress Fractures

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Classics

Peter W. Huber
Government-controlled vaccine development has left us scarily vulnerable.
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In the News

Heather Mac Donald cited in
Real Clear Politics
| CDC Is Awash in Social-Justice Ideology
Heather Mac Donald cited in
Memeorandum
| Infected by Politics
Ben Boychuk in
The Press-Enterprise
| Ebola epidemic overreaction
Myron Magnet in
The Epoch Times
| Strange Bedfellows Make Strange Politics: the Mayor's Wife's Chief of Staff
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