'I'm Not Willing to Sacrifice Freedom of Expression on the Altar of Cultural Diversity'

Flemming Rose. Photo by Tor Birk Trads.In 2005, while an editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, Flemming Rose commissioned a series of cartoons about...

Warmer Temperatures: More Climate Satisfaction in U.S.

Gayle Bradley/DreamstimeGenerally speaking, Americans would be satisfied if the average temperature where they live was a tad higher. Or at least that's what the...

For U.S. 'Dangerous' Climate Change Is Like Moving 180 Miles South: New at Reason

Gayle Bradley/DreamstimeGenerally speaking, Americans would be satisfied if the average temperature where they live was a tad higher. Or at least that's what University...

Tillerson Suggests Pre-Emptive Military Action Against North Korea a Possibility

John Pavelka / Wikimedia CommonsIn light of North Korea's recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has announced that...

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Fall 3 Percent

Lasse Kristensen/DreamtimesThe International Energy Agency is reporting data showing that economic growth is being increasingly decoupled from carbon dioxide emissions. Basically, human beings are...

How Free Is YOUR State? All 50 States Ranked by Personal and Economic Freedoms

Ms. Foundation, WikimediaVia the Cato Institute comes the latest iteration of William P. Ruger and Jason Sorens' ranking of "Freedom in the 50 States,"...

Global Press Freedom at 12-Year Low

Yiannos1/Dreamstime"A few days ago I called the fake news the enemy of the people, and they are—they are the enemy of the people," declared...

Less Cropland and More Meat Eating in U.S.

Yamix/DreamstimeMeat consumption in the U.S. has grown substantially since 1969, but the amount of land devoted to growing the crops to feed cows, pigs,...

World's Getting Better, but U.S. Democracy Isn't

Of course, not all the news is positive!RELATED ARTICLES MORE ARTICLES BY Marian TupyLast week, I posted a typically upbeat note about the state of...

More Good News: U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall

James Steidl/DreamstimeBack in 1991, the U.S. teen birth rate was 61.8 per 1,000 females between the ages of 15 and 19. It began dropping...

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