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“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 […]

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.

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“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 […]

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,” […]

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

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Students at the University of California, Berkeley, are demanding that the administration “disinvite” comedian Bill Maher as the commencement ceremony speaker in December. An online petition from the Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian Coalition (MEMSA) declares that Maher “has made statements that are blatantly bigoted and racist,” in particular about Islam. Examples of “hate […]

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