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Media Pot Reporting: Just Don’t Call Us Uncool!

I think I'll direct a series of low-budget movies with names like "Tobacco Madness," "Gun ...

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The United States of Abstractions

America was founded by British Protestant men. The Constitution, as we read in its Preambl...

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Shaun King

Nonwhite Privilege

Did you hear the one about the white and the Asian who went to court over a black man’s ...

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Moral Confusion About Immigration

In her December 21 column in The New York Times, “None of Us Deserve Citizenship,” Mic...

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama and Other Noble Sages

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn seats 19,000, and last Saturday it was packed with liberal...

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Racism in ‘Harper’s Magazine’

There’s a certain type of black public intellectual who is becoming increasingly common....

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Parthenoffspring of Interest

The continued thoughtless use of the word person continues to puzzle me. Who was the Per w...

Politics

GOP Needs Update to Dems’ Cage Match Rules

It's time to update the GOP's Marquess of Queensbury Rules. If you saw Ruth Bader Ginsb...

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Hoaxing the Pseudo-Academic Nitwits

The best thing about being a modern academic is that you don’t have to know anything or ...

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Al Sharpton

No More Mr. White Guy

"They know the optics of 11 white men questioning Dr. Ford ... will be so harmful and so d...

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Sex and ‘Mean Girls’ Politics

For centuries writers have depicted the weaker sex’s knack for using gossip and manipula...

Politics

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro’s Morality Play

“Indifferent hacks and mediocrities tower, by pushing their forces to a lucrative point,...

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Holocaust Denial Triumphant

Two years ago, I penned a piece titled “Denial Is Dead.” The gist of it was that Holoc...

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Color Me Raped

When I was a child, one of the many life lessons my parents taught me is that it’s easy ...