Recent Op-Eds

The Jones Act Is Protecting U.S. Shipyards to Death

By Colin Grabow. Philadelphia Inquirer. April 25, 2019.

Faced with such high prices shipping companies have delayed replacing their vessels and instead keep them years — and sometimes even decades — past their typical useful life.

The Panic over ‘Social Media Addiction’ Threatens Free Speech

By Jeffrey A. Singer. Reason. April 23, 2019.

Journalists, commentators, and lawmakers must be more accurate and precise with their terminology. They must resist the temptation to confer legitimacy on an unproven “addiction,” and they should be called out when they do so.

A Calculated Attack on Christianity

By Doug Bandow. The National Interest (Online). April 23, 2019.

The religion’s dominant role in American culture has obscured the fact that it is the most persecuted faith globally.