News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Dubious, Salubrious, and Lugubrious Headlines THE DAY THE REDS...

Looking Back

Peshawar Forever!

Peshawar Forever!

When, a little more than 45 years ago, we arrived in the city of Peshawar from...

High Life

Taki’s Guide to Good Girls

Taki’s Guide to Good Girls

Here is my Christmas gift to Takimag readers, one that applies mostly to unmarried...

Deep Thoughts

The Trouble with Santa Claus

The Trouble with Santa Claus

The average American family buys one or two presents for their kids and leaves the...

Derbtown

The Legacy of the Mad Kaiser

The Legacy of the Mad Kaiser

Who was the great villain of the 20th century—the person most to blame for the...

Rude Remarks

A Kinder, Gentler Colonialism

A Kinder, Gentler Colonialism

I’m still not sure why half of the French press members who still have enough...

Politics

Clusterfake

Clusterfake

The Progressive crack-up of late 2014 began in early November: the voters rejected...

Afternoon Delight

Hit Me Harder, I’ve Been Bad!

Hit Me Harder, I’ve Been Bad!

Mocking treasured liberal slogans is as easy as shooting (bicycle-riding) fish in...

International Affairs

The Rise of Putinism

The Rise of Putinism

“Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election.” So ran the page one...

Cultural Caviar

Dazzling and Dangerous

Dazzling and Dangerous

When I was young I lived an idyllic life. I played sports, chased girls, and read...

Europe

The Demand for Perfection

The Demand for Perfection

I was in New York when Lehman Brothers collapsed, in Dubai when property lost half...

Royal Watch

The Old Feudal Spirit

The Old Feudal Spirit

C.S. Lewis once said: “Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour...

Obamacare

Jonathan Gruber: Honest Liberal

Jonathan Gruber: Honest Liberal

Brought before a House inquisition, MIT professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan...

Winning

Gabourey Sidibe For President!

Gabourey Sidibe For President!

When I think about the America that led me to emigrate from Canada, I think of...

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