January 28, 2022 7:30 am

The Pandemic Set Off a Homeschooling Boom. Don’t Be So Sure That a Bust Is Coming.

In a new poll, more than two-thirds of parents say they have favorable views about homeschooling, and those numbers are on the rise.

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January 28, 2022 7:05 am

This L.A. School Called the Cops on Unvaccinated Teens Who Showed Up for Class

The students’ negative COVID tests weren’t good enough for school administrators.

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January 28, 2022 6:38 am

Instagram Bans Healthy Eating Ads for Promoting ‘Negative Self-Perception’

Plus: The ERA returns (again), Rep. Nancy Mace’s marijuana mission, and more…

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January 28, 2022 5:01 am

The Right to Defy Criminal Demands: Possible Limits on the Right to Defy (Part II)

I’ve just finished up a rough draft of my The Right to Defy Criminal Demands article, and I thought I’d serialize it here, minus most of the footnotes (which you can see in the full PDF). I’d love to hear people’s reactions and recommendations, since there’s still plenty of time to edit it. You can…


January 28, 2022 5:00 am

Imposing Virtue by Government Edict Is Impossible

If you want to abstain from drinking or observe the Sabbath, then abstain from drinking and observe the Sabbath.


January 28, 2022 4:00 am

Today in Supreme Court History: January 28, 1916

1/28/1916: President Wilson nominates Louis Brandeis to the Supreme Court. He would be confirmed on June 1, 1916.


January 28, 2022 4:00 am

Microschools Have a Big Future

Small-is-beautiful education avoids conflicts that plague larger one-size-fits-few institutions.

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January 28, 2022 3:30 am

Once a Bitcoin Miner

Crypto was a scene where people without proper credentials and connections in the world of high finance could strike it swiftly rich.

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January 28, 2022 3:00 am

Trade Talks

A new podcast reminds us that even complicated macroeconomic issues can be fruitfully reduced to the sum of individual action.

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January 28, 2022 1:00 am

Brickbat: Liar, Liar

The Virginia Beach, Virginia, police department used forged DNA reports linking people to crimes to get them to confess or to cooperate with investigators, according to a state investigation. In at least one case, a forged report from the Virginia Department of Forensic Science was introduced in court as evidence. The police department said it…


January 27, 2022 8:53 pm

SCOTUS Splits 5-4 on Capital Case

Justice Barrett would have denied the stay, but did not join Justice Kagan’s dissental.