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This week’s articles of note

“The Great Restoration,” New York Times, by David Brooks “Claire Fox on freedom of speech,” FiveBooks Interviews “The myths of Christian Europe,” Pandaemonium, by Kenan Malik “Natural gas will repower America,” RealClearEnergy, by Rich Trzupek “The end of the future,” National Review, by Peter Thiel

Turning protest into a freakfest

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Why do the great and good of America want to be best friends with the Occupy Wall Street oddballs? Read my spiked article in full here.

Occupy Wall Street: elite befriend middle-class freaks

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) demonstration in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan reached the one-month mark yesterday. Few would have predicted when it started that it would gain as much attention as it has, or spread to other cities around the world. What began as a gathering of a few hundred generally younger adults is now said to have become something more substantial: […]

This week’s articles of note

“Half baked: UC Berkeley’s diversity machine loses its mind over cupcakes,” City Journal, by Heather Macdonald  “Former Obama budget chief: Forget democracy. How about rule by technocrats and independent commissions?” Reason, by Peter Suderman  “Panic?” The American Interest, by Walter Russell Mead [On the world economic crisis] “Back to Mesopotamia? The looming threat of debt […]

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