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Fight for the right to fraternize

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Frats are taking the rap for the non-crime of rape culture.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

"Chris Rock. What's killing comedy. What's saving America," New York. Interviewed by Frank Rich

"The rustbelt roars back from the dead," The Daily Beast, by Joel Kotkin and Richey Piiparinen

"When GM was Google," The New Yorker, by Nicholas Lemann

"The divorce surge is over, but the myth lives on," New York Times, by Claire Cain Miller

"Minnesota plans to ban gender distinctions for high school sports," The Federalist, by Stella Morabito

"You can't catch Picasso," The New York Review of Books, by Jed Perl. [Review of a book and two exhibitions about Picasso.]

Rolling Stone and the myth of a rape epidemic

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Rolling Stone’s rape hoax speaks to a new hysteria on US campuses.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

"The microaggression farce," City Journal, by Heather Macdonald

"Who will save the Democratic Party from itself?" New York Times, by Thomas Edsall

"As Sharpton rose, so did his his unpaid taxes," New York Times, by Russ Buettner

"Is challenging 'rape culture' claims an idea too dangerous for university students?" Reason, by Wendy McElroy

"Erasing Bill Cosby with the speed of light," Detroit Free Press, by Mitch Albom

"The crowdsourcing scam," The Baffler, by Jacob Silverman

"The book of revelations: why are novelists turning back to religion?" The New Statesman, by Philip Maughan

After Ferguson: no, the US is not “congenitally racist”

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The shooting was terrible. But so is the fatalism of much of the response.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

"The demise of the white Democratic voter," New York Times, by Thomas Edsall

"Liberals are killing the liberal arts," Wall Street Journal, by Harvey Silvergate

"Julia lost," National Review, by Kevin Williamson

"25 years after the wall fell, challenges remain," Real Clear Politics, by Cathy Young

"America's long holiday: When narcissism attacks," The Baffler, by Suzy Hansen [Review of The Americanization of Narcissism, by Elizabeth Lunbeck]

"Callow, grating and glib: The first-person fodder of Lena Dunham Inc.," New Republic, by James Wolcott [Review of Not That Kind of Girl, by Lena Dunham]

The Democrats are running on empty

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The US midterms exposed the Obama administration’s utter exhaustion.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Berkeley vs Bill: FSM turns in its grave

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After the Bill Maher debacle, Berkeley needs a new Free Speech Movement.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

"An election about rejection," Washington Post, by Dan Balz

"Why partyism is wrong," New York Times, by David Brooks

"Hussman: I think the stock market is crashing," Business Insider, by Henry Blodget

"Why middle-class Americans can't afford to live in liberal cities," The Atlantic, by Derek Thompson

"The climate change solution no one will talk about," The Atlantic, by Jason Plautz [promotes population control]

"Pathetic privilege," National Review, by Kevin Williamson [on Lena Dunham]

"3 reasons President Obama is wrong about stay-at-home moms," The Federalist, by Mollie Hemingway

"Against the grain: should you go anti-gluten?" New Yorker, by Michael Specter

"The last anti-fat crusaders," Wall Street Journal, by Nina Teicholz

“Free Speech, Not Hate Speech”: Censoring Bill Maher at Berkeley

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