Citizen Formation Is Not Our Job

The National Association of Scholars is right to oppose the “new civics,” but its solution is wrongheaded.

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When Truth Becomes a Commodity

What becomes of the public when truth becomes just another consumer preference?

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The Plots Against America

Conspiracy theories have gone from the margins to the heart of public life.

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Know-Nothing Nation

Can democracy work if the people don’t care about the truth?

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Fighting Fake

Waging war against fake news has its perils.