• Arguments

    A Blog of Ideas

Criminal Justice on a Hunch

In too many cases, calling civil asset forfeiture “highway robbery” is not hyperbole, and Jeff Sessions just made it worse.

By Jonathan Blanks

The Most Regressive Tax

Sales taxes are already regressive enough, why do progressives also allow them to be a waste of time too?

By Gabriel Ferrante

Is Polarization Nullifying Scandals?

It may be that only Paul Ryan or Mitch McConnell can change the right's mind on Russia.

By Nathan Pippenger

A Presidency Bathed in Blood

One year into President Duterte's term, the Philippines's populist moment has also been a bloody one.

By Sheila S. Coronel

Public Service in the Age of Trump

What centripetal forces might compel today's youth toward public service in the same way 9/11 or the Obama presidency once did?

By Ned Price