Shibuya crossing, Tokyo

The Co-Decadence Sphere

It is a commonplace that the West is in decline, and that nothing can now save its bacon. It is addicted to consuming more than it produces, a situation that can continue only for so long. As Hemingway said, you go bankrupt first slowly, then quickly and suddenly. But for the West to become self-reliant in the matter of consumption would mean ...

Taki’s Top Drawer

Politics

The Intifada of Infants

As violent pro-Palestine protests continue to erupt at universities all across America, it is legitimate to ask just how much some of the overgrown ...

Enrique Roberto

How Many Divisions Does SCOTUS Have?

Inscribed on a frieze adorning the facade of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse in lower Manhattan is an excerpt of a letter written by ...

U.S. Capitol Building

‘Drain the Swamp’

Presidential candidate Donald Trump promised to "drain the swamp!" The "swamp" is the permanent Washington bureaucracy working to perpetuate ...

Police Officer Stuck in BLM Nightmare

It must be a shock to police officers busting up campus protests to be cheered, rather than jeered, as they have been since the police shooting of ...

Confessions of a Cock-Block Columnist

It’s been said that if Frank Sinatra was at a restaurant and the scene was dead, he’d tell one of his goons to trip a waiter, just to create some ...

The Week That Perished

Cultural Caviar


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