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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren is the author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 Percent.

Politics

Joe Biden’s scandal of leadership

Every other federal employee must take pains to protect classified documents

By Peter Van Buren

Law

The double standard over Biden’s classified documents

As a nation of laws, need we test so often who is above the law?

By Peter Van Buren

Policy

The end of Title 42 is nigh

Biden should put up or shut up on immigration

By Peter Van Buren

Russia

The other Brittney Griners

Thousands of Americans are detained overseas yet Biden isn’t negotiating for their release

By Peter Van Buren

Law

Is the Court about to rule in favor of conscience rights?

Oral arguments suggest the justices are looking to protect opponents of gay marriage

By Peter Van Buren

Americana

CVS is the perfect surrogate for American culture

My kids were born abroad and learned so much from those Thanksgiving decorations

By Peter Van Buren

Economics

What Hawaii taught me about American homelessness

A system designed to exploit will always exploit too much at its edges

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

When America makes Orwell look like an amateur

Why do half of us want a dystopian society, no strong-arm necessary?

By Peter Van Buren

Law

Will the Supreme Court make it easier to sue the media?

It’s very difficult in America to prove defamation but that may be about to change

By Peter Van Buren

Science & Tech

Elon Musk should kill Twitter for good

The left wants to liberate speech from wealthy oligarchs. Yes, let’s

By Peter Van Buren

Culture

The left thinks social media is reality

Their learned helplessness rejects real democracy in favor of Twitter whining

By Peter Van Buren

Law

The coming Supreme Court win for religious rights

Should a Jewish school be forced to recognize an LGBT club that violates Torah values?

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Project Veritas is being punished for practicing journalism

Pass along Ashley Biden’s diary and the DOJ will come after you

By Peter Van Buren

Law

The ‘jail Trump’ mania reaches its sad end

The latest Letitia James lawsuit is so much ado about nothing

By Peter Van Buren

Culture

Exhausted by America’s culture of fear

I’m not sure I should worry about our democracy so much as our sanity

By Peter Van Buren

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