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Can Neighborhoods Save the City?
An NY Roundtable featuring Edward N. Costikyan, Nathan Glazer, George L. Kelling, Charles Murray, Peter D. Salins, Martin Shefter, Fred Siegel, and Richard Vigilante
Arthur Schiff
The Welfare Marketplace

Social science research has been a bad guide to welfare policy. We need to recognize that the poor are consumers, too
L. Gordon Crovitz
Taking Rent Control to Court

The winning legal argument against New York City's rent-control laws has never been tried. It may be soon
Edwin Rubenstein
Emergency Surgery for Medicaid

The way to contain exploding Medicaid costs is not to beggar the poor, but to reform the system. Here's how
George L. Kelling
The Contagion of Public Disorder

The latest research confirms that disorder breeds crime. The next step is to transform police strategy
Departments
Editor's Journal
Letters
New York Views
Sue Thy Neighbor? by Walter K. Olson
The Resistible Rise of Margaret Chin by Richard Brookhiser
The Regulated Samaritan by James Taranto
The Big Apple Tax by Lawrence Kudlow
Urbanities
The Myth of Multiculture by Maggie Gallagher
Dancing on the Edge by Terry Teachout
Birds in Central Park by Nicholas King
Letter From P. J. Clarke's by James MacGuire
Diarist: The View From The Old Country by David Brooks


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