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Jim Manzi

America's Real Criminal Element: Lead

Mother Jones | Kevin Drum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than ...

The Jewel of Denial (or, Why Can't the GOP Be Wonky?)

D. R. Tucker | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

I can certainly understand the phenomenon of Republican "poll denial." Six years ago, I was a staunch supporter of Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Kerry Healey, the Republican opponent of Democrat Deval Patrick.

Bradford Plumer Takes On Climate Change Critic Jim Manzi

The New Republic | Bradford Plumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Over at our new In-House Critics blog, Jim Manzi has written a long riposte to Al Gore on the subject of climate policy. It's a thoughtful essay that'...

David Frum Slams National Review For 'Groupthink'

Frum Forum | David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How wonderful to return to a free country, I thought as I stepped off the plane from Beijing at Washington Dulles. No more censorship, no more officia...

Ross Douthat: No Tax Cuts, Regulate To Contain Busts

New York Times | ROSS DOUTHAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...As the 2010s begin, there's reason to worry that America has further to fall. Our politics are polarized, our finances are still overleveraged, and...

Why We Overestimate the Costs of Tackling Climate Change

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Do you believe the American people can figure out innovative, profitable ways to transition to clean energy if they put their shoulders to it?