The Zeroth Amendment

A little-known survey revealed the single most decisive reason Donald Trump defeated Hilla...


The Case for Continentalism

Remarkably, European solidarity, once the progressive cause par excellence, is increasingl...


Flag of Poland

Alone Perhaps, but Is Trump Right?

At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the...


The Forever War?

On May 22, Salman Abedi, 22, waiting at the entrance of the Ariana Grande pop concert in M...


Angela Merkel

The Genetic Dead Ends Who Rule Europe

When France decided to slit its own throat last week and elect the childless Emmanuel Macr...

Issue of the Century

We Are All Mongrels

Byron Rogers, a journalist whose work I always enjoy, has a nice story about some discover...


Immigration Follies

An item in a supposedly serious newspaper caught my attention recently. It reported a form...


Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Somebody Else’s Babies

Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Baby War on Europe. Appare...


What’s So Bad About Globalism?

As far as I can tell, globalism is a scheme concocted by the rich to destroy the working a...


Yellowstone River, Wyoming

What a Mess

I write this from a small village high up in the Swiss Alps, where I have just left the ti...


Extended Stay America

We"€™ve heard endless denunciations of the Trump administration's initial minor adjustme...

Issue of the Century

The Wave That Won”€™t Break

"€œGod damn Christopher Columbus"€ were the last words my wife's grandmother spoke be...


A Few Bad Skittles

It’s official: Donald Trump, Jr. compared Syrian refugees to a bowl of Skittles cand...


Ethnic pride in Spanish Harlem, N.Y.

Puerto Rico: All Banana, No Republic

Puerto Rico is being allowed to fall apart in order to rig American presidential elections...