Theology: You’re Doing It Wrong

Journalism is the art of translating abysmal ignorance into execrable prose. At least, that is its purest and most minimal essence. There are, of course, practitioners of the trade who possess talents of a higher order—the rare ability, say, to … [Read more]

The Inequality Culprit

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal tackles the relation between family breakdown and inequality. The authors write, The two-parent family has declined rapidly in recent decades. In 1960, more than 76% of African-Americans and nearly 97% of … [Read more]

The Moynihan Report Revisited

The Atlantic has an interesting historical piece on the Moynihan Report by Peter-Christian Aigner, who is writing a biography on Moynihan. The piece looks at Moynihan's actual politics and motivations behind his now (in)famous report and reveals some … [Read more]