Charles Murray

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  • Super ZIPs: New map reveals who is part of the rich 'isolated elite'

    New interactive map reveals "super ZIP code" areas, enclaves where the most wealthy Americans live in virtual cultural isolation.


  • ** FILE ** President Obama wipes away sweat during a speech at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013. (Associated Press)

    PRUDEN: Frying eggheads on a hot stove

    The intellectual romance with the clever Barack Obama continues. Having invested so much in candy and flowers, they must ignore all the evidence of being dumped.


  • U.S. marriage rate continues decline; men tie knot later

    The third annual National Marriage Week USA begins Tuesday amid a tumultuous state of the union.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Coming Apart'

    Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, and in this case, the picture is a graph. Many graphs, in fact, but all of them depict the same pattern: Two lines start close together in the 1950s, diverge sharply over the decades and end with a gaping chasm between them today.


  • Is economic theory wrong?

    It's an old question: Why are the poor poor? In particular, why would some people choose not to work, or to spend what little money they have unwisely?


  • Is economic theory wrong?

    It's an old question: Why are the poor poor? In particular, why would some people choose not to work, or to spend what little money they have unwisely?


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