Peter Fechter and the 253 others who died at the Berlin Wall are real heroes. They deserve to be remembered.Who Ignores the Principle of Scarcity?
In everyday life, it's usually impossible to ignore the existence of scarcity. But politicians and progressives have made a cottage industry out of wishing scarcity away.Microaggressions and Microwonders
A recurring theme of recent human history is that the less of something bad we see in the world around us, the more outrage we generate about the remaining bits.Health Insurance Is Illegal
If you tried to offer a real health insurance policy, they might throw you in jail.The Pathway to Faster Cures
There is an invisible graveyard filled with people who have suffered and died because of drug lag and drug loss.Blind but Not Disabled
The most revered woman in late 19th-century America was popular as much for her perseverance in the face of a horrific obstacle as for all the many good deeds she performed.Daredevil: In Praise of the Not-So-Super Hero
If we could get past this urge to wish that politicians were superheroes, ready to sweep in and save us, maybe we could begin to think of ourselves as the accidental not-so-super heroes we have been waiting for.For Bethlehem Steel
Emily Rose Cole May 21
Outside, February beats her wide wingsover the birches. Her breath smokes the glassPaul Krugman: Three Wrongs Don’t Make a Right
Paul Krugman claims he has been "right about everything." And yet, he has been utterly wrong on so many things. We catalog his mistakes here for your reading pleasure.Shame on You! How Self-Righteous Voters Create Silent Majorities
In the flux and flow of electoral politics, Britons and Americans alike are familiar with the outspoken left and the shy right, as libertarians remain in limbo.