Recent Opeds & Letters to the Editor

Map of Ogallalah Aquifer and Extensive Network of Pipelines

At this link is a map (PDF) depicting the underlying Ogallalah Aqui

Detroit Public School Reform a Model for the City

Calling Detroit a mess is redundant.

Wisconsin’s Ballot Laws Should Resemble Virginia’s

Republicans attacking Virginia’s presidential primary ballot access laws as discriminatory, too strict and even unconstitutional are agitating for election laws more like those in Wisconsin.

Unemployment Numbers Work

As the federal government’s officially reported unemployment rate has trended downward in the past few months, many on the political right have noted that some of the decline comes from people who

Inside Detroit’s Education Black Hole, a Few Stars of Hope

There’s no surprise in hearing Detroit is a mess.

Be it resolved

This resolution builds on the lessons from Europe this year, where we found out wealth redistribution on massive levels is sustainable, all the way until it isn't.

CDC Recommendation Could Save Children’s Lives

When flying, many people secure their luggage better than they secure their children. It seldom makes much difference.

Soviet Union’s Fatal Flaw Is Repeated Here

Even today, almost exactly 20 years after it happened, Westerners asked to explain the rapid collapse of the Soviet Union tend to serve up theories that flatter preconceived ideological biases.

Parents Should Heed Ben Franklin’s Vaccination Story

New data indicate increasing conflict between parental rights advocates and vaccination experts.

Technology in Schools: Not a One-Time Fix

Critics from right and left have jumped on the “education-indus