Lit Crit

The Little Cooked Book

The Little Cooked Book

Economics can be a misleading subject. When it comes to devising useable theories on...

Oy Vey!

A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

A Reparations Plan That Makes Sense

Writing in The Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates—you can thank his Black Panther dad for...

High Life

The Crucifixion of Donald Sterling

The Crucifixion of Donald Sterling

Like the late Christopher Hitchens, who only discovered his Jewish roots once he had...

Diversity Training

T.G.I. Fridroids

T.G.I. Fridroids

Recruitment software start-up Entelo just released a brave new product: Diversity. This...

Lit Crit

Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Resentment is the one emotion that can last a lifetime and will never let you down. All...

The Untold Story

Curse You, Supply and Demand!

Curse You, Supply and Demand!

Like many pundits opining upon French economist Thomas Piketty’s new book about how...

Cultural Caviar

From Sir, With Love

From Sir, With Love

Everyone loves a tyrant, provided he is far enough away or long enough ago. Tyrants are...

How-To

Writing for the Rest of Us

Writing for the Rest of Us

Both Charles Murray and Steven Pinker have self-help books out for this summer. Both of...

Uncle Sam

The Strong-Arm of the Law

The Strong-Arm of the Law

When lawmen break the law, there is no law.   During a fortnight when the American...

High Life

Crime Pays

Crime Pays

This is a tale of two unpunished crimes in one city. Let’s start with my old friend...

Trending

The Longest Distance Between Two Points

The Longest Distance Between Two Points

If there is one thing Americans love even more than a revolution, it is a mystery....

Afternoon Delight

Mental Qatardation

Mental Qatardation

For some fifty years now it seems that God has played a great joke on mankind, granting...

High Life

12 Years a Slave, 150 Years a Whiner

12 Years a Slave, 150 Years a Whiner

Damn, damn, damn! It has to be me, and here all these years I thought it was Hollywood....

South of the Border

Marching on Behalf of a Gangster

Marching on Behalf of a Gangster

Last week, a crowd estimated at between 1,000 and 2,000 Mexicans marched and...

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