Analysis & Comment

Opinion | What’s Missing from the Conversation about Systemic Racism

“He thinks there’s no systemic racism.” No, it’s just that I think we overstate its role in American society today. “But what about redlining? What about the cops? Can he really …?” Yes, he can — because things like that just aren’t as simple as we are taught to suppose. One recent study of redlining […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Scoring Biden’s ‘Care Economy’ Plan

One justification for the Biden administration’s “care economy” agenda is that it’s an investment in human capital that will pay dividends in the long run. The idea is that spending now on early childhood education and child care will make today’s children into productive workers who will earn more money, pay more taxes and thus […]