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 ...

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The Little Cooked Book

Economics can be a misleading subject. When it comes to devising useable theories on boost...

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Reconstructing Race

Denunciatory reviews of Nicholas Wade's book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and H...

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A Beagle and a Border Collie

Wading in the Zeitgeist

Like apparently everybody who can read, still a probable majority in the U.S., I have just...

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Piketty’s Garden of Envy

Resentment is the one emotion that can last a lifetime and will never let you down. All ot...

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Trevor Blake

The Un-manual to Unman all Manuals: Trevor Blake

At the nexus of Anton LaVey and Robert Anton Wilson lies Trevor Blake. In Confessions of a...

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A New Breed of Breeder

Harris, W. C. Slouching Towards Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in America. Alb...