Will future generations learn which nation eliminated slavery?

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager “Do not follow the majority to do evil.” — Exodus 23:2. When I went to yeshiva day schools, America was celebrated. America was regarded, in the description of Menachem Schneerson (the Lubavitcher rebbe), the most influential rabbi of the 20th century, as a “medina shel chesed” — “a country of […]

Stay safe; Seriously?

Stay safe; Seriously?

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager In a recent “Fireside Chat,” my weekly talk show on the PragerU platform, I commented on society’s increasing fixation on being “safe.” The following is a condensed version of what I said: We have a meme up at PragerU: “‘Until it’s safe’ means ‘never.’” The pursuit of “safe” over virtually […]

Catastrophe: Worldwide lockdown may be greatest mistake in history

Catastrophe: Worldwide lockdown may be greatest mistake in history

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager The idea that the worldwide lockdown of virtually every country other than Sweden may have been an enormous mistake strikes many — including world leaders; most scientists, especially health officials, doctors and epidemiologists; those who work in major news media; opinion writers in those media; and the hundreds of millions, […]

Our dress rehearsal for life under a police state

Our dress rehearsal for life under a police state

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager All my life, I have dismissed paranoids on the right (“America is headed to communism”) and the left (“It can happen here” — referring to fascism). It’s not that I’ve ever believed liberty was guaranteed. Being familiar with history and a pessimist regarding the human condition, I never believed that. […]

If half the country’s deaths were in Montana, would New York shut down?

If half the country’s deaths were in Montana, would New York shut down?

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager According to The New York Times coronavirus report, as of Sunday, April 19, 2:48 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, there were 35,676 COVID-19 deaths in the United States. Of those deaths, 18,690 were in the New York metropolitan area. (The New York metropolitan area is generally regarded as consisting of the […]

How has the lockdown and unquestioned faith in ‘experts’ and ‘models’ worked out?

How has the lockdown and unquestioned faith in ‘experts’ and ‘models’ worked out?

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager Why are governments the world over rendering hundreds of millions of their citizens jobless, impoverishing at least a billion people, endangering the family life of millions (straining marriages, increasing child and spousal abuse, and further postponing marriage among young people), bankrupting vast numbers of business owners and workers living paycheck […]

Memo to nature cultists: ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it’

Memo to nature cultists: ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it’

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager A statement widely attributed to the great British thinker G. K. Chesterton describes the modern period as perfectly as any single idea can: “When people stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing; they believe in anything.” One of these substitute gods has been nature. Indeed, of all the […]

Can we pause the Civil War to fight the coronavirus? No

Can we pause the Civil War to fight the coronavirus? No

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager If there is one thing on which you’d think left and right could agree, it would be the proper response to the present coronavirus. After all, COVID-19 doesn’t distinguish between left and right: Conservatives and liberals are just as likely to contract and even die from it. Yet, it’s amazing […]

Suggestion: Tune out panic-inducing news on the virus

Suggestion: Tune out panic-inducing news on the virus

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager Since we are all stuck at home for weeks, here are some suggestions to help you and help America. Watch less news. Interview and opinion shows on TV and talk radio shows that add to one’s understanding of the situation can be valuable. But watching depressing, panic-inducing news about COVID-19 […]

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