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December 2003

Stefan Kanfer
Britzophrenia | Contemporary England’s two faces.
11 December 2003

November 2003

Steven Malanga
Shocked—Shocked—by High Taxes | Will the CBC’s new report get Empire State lawmakers to act?
21 November 2003

Steven Malanga
After the Nonpartisan Debacle | Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki should wake up and be Republican.
7 November 2003

Steven Malanga
Why CBS Should Air The Reagans | It can only harm left-wing ideologues.
6 November 2003

Brian C. Anderson
Another Victory for the New Conservative Media | More evidence that the Left’s monopoly on opinion is over.
5 November 2003

October 2003

Julia Magnet
Cosmo Says No to Sex | A cheerleader of the sexual revolution has second thoughts.
27 October 2003

Steven Malanga
What Gotham Needs from Washington | The mayor and the New York City Partnership can’t figure it out.
24 October 2003

Heather Mac Donald
Wimping Out on Welfare | The Bloomberg administration wants to cut the heart out of welfare reform.
15 October 2003

July 2003

Brian C. Anderson
Silence of the Alarms | New York may be the first city in the nation to ban car alarms. It’s high time.
10 July 2003

October 2003

Heather Mac Donald
Gotham Wins One Against the Homeless Industry | An important court decision will enable the city to help the homeless stay off the streets.
1 October 2003

September 2003

Heather Mac Donald
Mac Donald Fires Back | The debate with Reason magazine continues . . .
15 September 2003

Steven Malanga
Two Years Later . . . | New life is stirring at Ground Zero.
11 September 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
The Multi-Culti Barbarian | Has multicultural indoctrination made us less sensitive to the mores of different societies?
9 September 2003

August 2003

Sol Stern
Mayor Bloomberg’s Diana Lam Problem | Bad enough that the deputy schools’ chancellor embraces discredited pedagogical approaches. Now ethical questions surround her too.
21 August 2003

Heather Mac Donald
The NYPD’s Blackout Success | The real reason New York was so peaceful during the blackout: good policing.
20 August 2003

Steven Malanga
Summer of Sanity | How Gotham has changed since the blackout of 1977.
19 August 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
The Europe of Yesterday | The ghosts of the past still haunt the
European Union.

6 August 2003

July 2003

Steven Malanga
Smoke and Mirrors | The health department’s stats on jobs and the smoking ban don’t add up.
28 July 2003

Heather Mac Donald
The War on the War on Terror Continues | The Times twists the truth to discredit the Justice Department.
25 July 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
The Real World | . . . without a TV screen
11 July 2003

June 2003

Stefan Kanfer
The Clintonistas Return! | As usual, with spin, not truth
18 June 2003

Harry Stein
Culture War on the Links | For the Times, liberal advocacy is par for the course, even in the sports pages.
2 June 2003

Steven Malanga
A Fine Mess | Bloomberg’s plan to boost revenue by increasing fines is a wrong-headed shakedown.
2 June 2003

May 2003

Iain Murray
Getting Hitched | Social-services advocates pooh-pooh the idea of promoting marriage among the poor. New research demolishes their arguments.
30 May 2003

Sol Stern
Ah, those Black Panthers! How Beautiful! | The New York Times’s racial mendacity hits yet another new low.
27 May 2003

Brian C. Anderson
Schumerism | The New York senator’s view that there’s no difference between law and politics is at the heart of the judicial crisis.
21 May 2003

Steven Malanga
Forty-Third Street’s Fiscal Fantasies | When it comes to Gotham’s budget, the New York Times can’t count.
15 May 2003

Myron Magnet
Taxi Busters | The Bloomberg administration has begun a misguided war on livery cabs.
14 May 2003

Heather Mac Donald
L'affaire Blair | At the paper of record, it seems, ideology trumps truth.
13 May 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
Missing the Big Issue | You can’t rehabilitate prisoners unless you try.
7 May 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
The Multi-Culti Menu | Multiculturalism doesn’t discriminate—between right and wrong, true and false, or anything else.
6 May 2003

Howard Husock
When They Say “Community,” Watch Your Wallet | The Bush administration’s dividend tax cut proposal showed up the Low Income Housing Tax Credit as a sham.
2 May 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
A Revealing Exchange . . . | . . . discloses an upside down moral universe.
2 May 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
Swept Away | According to Lemrick Nelson’s “40-ounce” defense, nobody is ever guilty of anything.
2 May 2003

April 2003

Steven Malanga
Downtown Rebuilding Gets Serious | Governor Pataki, taking charge at last, offers a plan and a timetable that make sense.
25 April 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
Blaming the Victim | For British psychiatrists, the real victims are those behind bars.
25 April 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
France’s Headscarf Problem | How should a western democracy accommodate Islam?
23 April 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
“There Was Violence Used” | For today’s liberals, crime is like the weather—it has nothing to do with human agency.
21 April 2003

Sol Stern
Gotham’s Education Reform Is in Trouble | It’s time to jettison the much-touted new reading program—and the deputy chancellor who promoted it.
11 April 2003

Steven Malanga
Needed: Business Leadership in Gotham | With friends like the Partnership for New York City, Gotham business doesn’t need enemies.
11 April 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
Less Than Zero Tolerance | The British approach will give this idea a bad name.
9 April 2003

Steven Malanga
Lobbying Takes to the Airwaves | Why groups that depend on the taxpayers are running scare ads.
1 April 2003

Sol Stern
Bloomberg and Klein Rush In | Under these two, mayoral control of Gotham’s schools threatens disaster.
8 April 2003

March 2003

Heather Mac Donald
Can’t We All Just Stay Home? | War protests divert police resources from homeland security and endanger us all.
28 March 2003

Heather Mac Donald
What’s a Cop’s Life Worth? | Race changes the equation.
14 March 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
Treating Burglars | England’s chief justice seems to think burglary is not a crime but a disease.
13 March 2003

Steven Malanga
Broadway Blues | The musicians’ union’s no-show work rules are a long-running scandal.
12 March 2003

Matthew Clavel
How Not to Teach Math | New York’s chancellor Klein’s plan doesn’t compute.
7 March 2003

February 2003

Steven Malanga
Let Estrada Turn the Tables on Schumer | If this talented Republican doesn’t win confirmation, let him run against his tormentor for the Senate.
28 February 2003

Julia Magnet
London Peace Marchers Say: Long Live the Intifada | Whose friends are these?
17 February 2003

Kay S. Hymowitz
Dying for Love in the Middle East | CJ reviews Norma Khouri’s Honor Lost: Love and Death in Modern-Day Jordan.
14 February 2003

Howard Husock
Real Public Housing Reform | The Bush administration’s plans are quietly revolutionary.
12 February 2003

Theodore Dalrymple
UK Profs Nix Israel | Their sympathy for Arabs is one more example of compassion as contempt.
4 February 2003

January 2003

Steven Malanga
Bloomberg Doesn’t Put His Money Where His Mouth Is | The businessman mayor’s firm is part of the exodus from Gotham.
22 January 2003

Sol Stern
Mayor Bloomberg’s No Excuses Speech | The mayor’s revolutionary plans to reform Gotham schools are inspiring.
17 January 2003

William J. Stern
What Gangs of New York Misses | Director Martin Scorsese’s violent tale of gang warfare in nineteenth-century New York ignores the dramatic transformation of the city’s Irish underclass into mainstream citizens.
14 January 2003

Steven Malanga
Pataki Comes to His Senses | The governor returns to his original tax-cutting conservatism.
10 January 2003

Steven Malanga
The Left’s New Urban Agenda | Frustrated in Washington, leftist advocacy groups are using cities to push their program. Their latest target: the War on Terror.
9 January 2003