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Why we should all hail the Redskins

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The campaign against the Redskins’ name is an insult to fans. Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

“Liberals are killing art: How the left became obsessed with ideology over beauty,” The New Republic, by Jed Perl “Seeds of doubt: An activist’s controversial crusade against genetically modified crops,” The New Yorker, by Michael Specter [Profile of Vandana Shiva] “Revved up: How Al Sharpton became Obama’s go-to man on race,” Politico, by Glenn Thrush […]

Washington Post joins campaign to de-legitimize Redskins name

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This week the Washington Post editorial board decided that it will no longer use the word “Redskins” when referring to the Washington football team that has used the name for the past 80 years. The team name is a “slur” and offends many, the editors say. The new policy will apply to editorials only, not […]

Sorting fact from fiction in Ferguson

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Same old racism? Actually the riots show how much has changed in the US. Read my spiked article in full here.

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