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February 2016

Seth Barron
The Crime of Punishment | The New York City Council wants to stop inconveniencing lawbreakers.
February 4, 2016

Matthew Hennessey
Slash City | New Yorkers are on edge following a spate of knife crimes on the subway.
February 3, 2016

Jay Weiser
Campus Comstocks and the Constitution | Affirmative consent laws go far beyond the legal definitions of rape.
February 2, 2016

January 2016

Stephen Eide
Death of a Booster | Buddy Cianci, 1941–2016
January 29, 2016

Heather Mac Donald
Coarsener-in-Chief | A Trump presidency would have a woeful effect on civility.
January 28, 2016

Steven Malanga
Beyond Trump | The Republican Party’s demise has been greatly exaggerated—at the state level.
January 26, 2016

Myron Magnet
Gotham’s Killer Drivers | They should get their just deserts.
January 26, 2016

Mark Pulliam
The Flint Blame Game | Who is “really” responsible for this once-proud city’s awful predicament?
January 25, 2016

Fred Siegel
The House Divided | On the 25th anniversary of Arthur Schlesinger’s The Disuniting of America, the liberal historian’s worst fears are coming to pass.
January 22, 2016

Steven Malanga
Rauner to the Rescue | The Illinois governor’s bid to take over the Chicago school system faces hurdles—but something must be done.
January 21, 2016

Seth Barron
They Were Expendable | To save face on a silly campaign promise, Mayor de Blasio will put 200 pedicab drivers out of work.
January 20, 2016

Dennis Saffran
Twisting Ted Cruz’s Words | Everyone knows the Texas senator wasn’t attacking cops and firemen with his “New York values” comment.
January 20, 2016

Milton Ezrati
A Commitment to Avoid Commitment | A practical man’s look at the Paris agreement
January 19, 2016

Myron Magnet
Hey, Traffic Planners! It’s the Twenty-first Century! | E-commerce and delivery vans are here to stay.
January 19, 2016

Aaron M. Renn
Why Connecticut Lost GE | High taxes aren’t the only reason.
January 14, 2016

Steven Malanga
Union Dues Blues | Government labor groups have a customer-satisfaction problem.
January 13, 2016

David Marcus
Detroit Art City | Can hipsters and artists help revive the Motor City?
January 12, 2016

Benjamin Weingarten
See No Islam, Hear No Islam | New York’s document purge won’t alleviate the jihadist threat, but might increase it.
January 12, 2016

Myron Magnet
An Insider in an Outsider’s Election | Like Mitt Romney in 2012, Donald Trump will have to answer charges about his brand of capitalism.
January 11, 2016

Stephen Eide
New York Hasn’t Ended Homelessness Among Veterans | The de Blasio administration sets a low bar—and triumphantly leaps over it.
January 7, 2016

Guy Sorman
Keeping Eyes on China | The geopolitical subtext of Japan’s apology to Korea’s “comfort women”
January 7, 2016

Theodore Dalrymple
After the Bataclan | Muslim unrest presents an ongoing danger to the peace of France.
January 5, 2016

Harry Stein
How the Clintons Changed America | Sex, culture, and the presidency
January 4, 2016