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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.

Recent articles of note

“When the left turned against free speech,” Reason, by Matt Welch

“The new regressives,” PJ Media, by Victor Hansen Davis

“The case for reparations,” The Atlantic, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“The good of government: American conservatives need a positive view of government,” First Things, by Roger Scruton

“Inequality in America: ...

Pikettymania: Thou shalt not doubt St Thomas

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Why does any criticism of Thomas Piketty really rattle liberal observers?

Read my spiked article in full here.

Pricking the Piketty bubble

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a thoroughly uninspiring, data-heavy dirge.

Read my review of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty, in the spiked review of books, here.

A not-so Sterling attack on free speech

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The LA Clippers owner has been hounded out of the NBA for a speech crime.

Read my spiked article in full here.

The purge of gay-marriage heretics begins

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The ousting of Brendan Eich from Mozilla because of his views on gay marriage sets a dangerous precedent.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

“Al-Qa’ida, the second act: Why the global ‘war on terror’ went wrong,” The Independent, by Patrick Cockburn

“How finance gutted manufacturing,” Boston Review, by Suzanne Berger

“Why are so many traders (literally) killing themselves?” Bloomberg, by Barry Ritholtz

“Those nonsensical ‘Google bus’ attacks,” Wall Street Journal, by Malchow

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Who are the real bigots in the St. Pat’s spat?

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Gay-rights groups are becoming the enforcers of social conformism.

Read my spiked article in full here.

The West’s double standards on Ukraine

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Our leaders claim to be defending Ukrainian sovereignty. In fact, they’re overriding it.

Read my spiked article in full here.

Recent articles of note

“The domestic basis of American power,” Lawfare, by Francis Fukuyama

“What’s gone wrong with democracy,” The Economist

“The dangers of democracy,” The New York Review of Books, by John Gray [Review of The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy from World War I to the Present, by David Runciman]

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