The patent troll gets a bad rap. Guarding and managing intellectual property helps everyone. By Rod Cooper, Richard A. Epstein, and Stephen H. Haber.
Why do we vote, and what do we get for our trouble? By Harvey C. Mansfield.
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The latest fire season was brutal. By thwarting forest-thinning programs, environmentalists are only helping fires get the upper hand. By Terry L. Anderson.
A despot’s health is a serious matter. By Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.
Beware of “spontaneous” outrage and the temptation to appeasement. By Yuri Yarim-Agaev.
Even the most sacred beliefs are better defended with forbearance than violence. By Richard A. Epstein.
Why is the Arab world so easily offended? By Fouad Ajami.
The czars and commissars alike are long gone. Moscow has almost become a normal European city. By Norman M. Naimark.