Michael Warren Davis

Michael Warren Davis

Michael Warren Davis is a native Bostonian currently studying at the University of Sydney. He edits poetry for the Quarterly Review and interns at Quadrant magazine. He's also, inexplicably, tertiary liaison for the Australian Monarchist League.

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi

Moderate Massacres

Reading Andrew Scott Cooper's The Fall of Heaven: The Pahlavis and the Final Days of Imperial Iran, I had something of a revelation. Islam isn"€™t at all the backwards, medieval death cult we think it is. There is indeed a "€œmoderate ...

St Basil's Cathedral

Let Russia Be Russia

Over the past few months, alleged Russian hackers have revealed that the Clinton camp defrauded the Democratic primary, sold access to the executive branch to state sponsors of terrorism, transmitted classified information over unsecured channels, ...

Bill Kristol

Kristol’s At It Again

"€œMitt in Talks for 3rd Party Bid"€ ran the Boston Herald's headline this Sunday. "€œJesus Christ,"€ I thought to myself, "€œwhat's Bill Kristol up to now?"€ That's what I like about Bill: He's predictable. The problem, I guess, is ...

Tony Abbott

The Assad Approach

Readers of Taki's Magazine must be itching for a bit of good news in the midst of all the rubbish being talked about the refugee crisis in Europe. Well, here it is: Australian prime minister Tony Abbott is now the first leader of the anti-Assad ...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Old Feudal Spirit

C.S. Lewis once said: "€œWhere men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes or film-stars instead: even famous prostitutes or gangsters."€ He wasn"€™t entirely right. Some 230-odd years ago the United States threw ...

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