M. Anthony Mills

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  • Sep 30, 2020
    Liberalism has fallen on hard times. We are told that “liberalism has failed” and that we now live in a “post-liberal age.” Although even its partisans...
  • Sep 28, 2020
    In this hyper-polarized political year, a consensus has quietly emerged inside the Beltway. Fears that the American “innovation engine” is stalling — potentially...
  • Jun 10, 2020
    The coronavirus pandemic has thrust the issue of scientific expertise to the fore of our public debates like never before. Coming on the heels of widespread popular discontent, our...
  • May 15, 2020
    America’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has rightly been lambasted across the political spectrum. Despite possessing unrivaled scientific, technological, and economic...
  • May 1, 2020
    With every crisis, whether a pandemic or manmade or natural disaster, politicians and pundits invariably get around to calling for a Manhattan Project. This powerful imagery of...
  • Apr 20, 2020
    Much of the public debate about the coronavirus pandemic has centered on the issue of data — How much data do we have? How reliable are the data? How compatible are competing...
  • Apr 17, 2020
    How in the world did it happen? The United States has the highest rating in the world on the Global Health Security Index, which assesses prevention, capacity for detection,...
  • Jan 31, 2020
    Though we have heard laments for decades that American democracy is sliding into idiocracy, never has more ink been spilled on the subject than during the Trump era. The argument...