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The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Aggressive, Obsessive, and Oppressive Headlines VALERIE PLAME...

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The Untold Story

Merkel’s Great Transformation

Merkel’s Great Transformation

Angela Merkel has been Chancellor of Germany for twelve years. Of all the leading...

Education

Not Affirmative Enough

Not Affirmative Enough

Affirmative action privileges for blacks and (to a lesser extent) Hispanics have been...

Zeitgeist

The Denazification of America

The Denazification of America

Are We All Nazis? is a 1978 book written by psychologist Hans Askenasy. The title is...

Hate Cries

Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?

Who Truly Imperils Our Free Society?

“The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain;...

The Untold Story

Oh, Gawd, Not Another Riot

Oh, Gawd, Not Another Riot

Well, they’re rioting in Missouri again. Three years after riots rendered...

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The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Soggiest, Foggiest, and Groggiest Headlines STEVIE WONDER: CLIMATE...

Cultural Caviar

Suit Your Selfie

Suit Your Selfie

Mail-order catalogs (except of antiquarian books) are not my favorite reading, and...

Cultural Caviar

A Portrait of Noam Chomsky: A Great Mind in a Weak Soul

A Portrait of Noam Chomsky: A Great Mind in a Weak Soul

“Money is a new form of slavery,” Noam Chomsky tweeted on Sept. 5, “and is only...

Environmental Snafus

Why Risk It?

Why Risk It?

Twenty years or so ago I was doubtful about climate change and global warming. This...

Joe Bob's America

The Hurricane Algorithm

The Hurricane Algorithm

NEW YORK—News executives love disasters. They get to act like Chuck Norris and...

Looking Back

In Memoriam: Jerry Pournelle

In Memoriam: Jerry Pournelle

My friend Jerry Pournelle has died at age 84. Jerry was the embodiment of a famous...

Huh

“Sambogate”

“Sambogate”

Move over, Muhammad; you’re no longer the only sacred icon that can’t be drawn as...