Politics

The Success of Israeli Nationalism

Israel is one of the intellectually freer nations, which helps explain how an Israeli poli...

Politics

Royce Hall, UCLA

Delusion on Campus

In her new book The Diversity Delusion, Heather Mac Donald takes on identity politics far ...

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Diversity vs. Dignity

Do identity politics truly represent “the demand for dignity,” as centrist political p...

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Surfer Privilege

How high of a standard of living did young baby boomers enjoy, especially those of us fort...

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Two Opposed Ideas

A new contender in the war of books over the implications of the onrushing discoveries in ...

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Enumerating Jews

Jonathan Weisman, a mid-level New York Times staffer and author of the short but repetitio...

Politics

Howard S. Schwartz, Political Correctness and the Destruction of Social Order

Understanding today’s political trends has become a challenging undertaking. Invoking Fr...

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Neville Chamberlain

Harris Takes On ‘Munich’

The other evening I chaired an event in Edinburgh at which Robert Harris was introducing h...

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Tribal Counsel

Remember the supermarket scene near the end of the Iraq War movie The Hurt Locker? Jeremy ...

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Getting Schooled

My old friend Raymond Wolters, a professor of history at the U. of Delaware for 50 years, ...

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Colin Quinn

True Colin

It's informative to compare two current memoirs focused upon race: the rapturously welcome...

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Phantoms of Terror

Phantom Terror, by Adam Zamoyski (Basic Books, 2015). Born in America and raised in Brit...

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A New Caste Society

Last week I looked at the multiple ironies of the young Barack Obama's dismissive 1994 rev...

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Twit Planet

In 2005, a microbiologist from Maryland started a humble blog dedicated to his exploits ...