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Rob Norton
Albany's Toxic Taxes

Rich in every other advantage, New York State's economy withers under a thirty-year tax blight. It's time to reverse the tax-and-spend plague now.
Kay S. Hymowitz
The Teen Mommy Track

Everyone has a theory about why teenage girls have babies. What do teens themselves say?
Heather Mac Donald
San Francisco Gets Tough with the Homeless

A cop-turned-mayor keeps his pledge to take back the streets--and teaches some important social policy lessons.
Clarence Thomas
Punishment and Personhood

America's legal system has forgotten that equality also means holding people equally responsible.
Julia Vitullo-Martin
Quiet, Please

Repairing New York's quality of life means getting serious about noise pollution.
Roger Starr
Integration Without Tears

On the outer fringes of the New York metropolis, racial equality has become a reality.
Rita Kramer
In Foster Care, Children Come Last

A system intended to save children often conspires in their abuse and neglect.
Edward N. Costikyan
Breaking Up the Board of Ed

A mayoral advisor sketches his plan for dismantling New York's dysfunctional education bureaucracy.
Vincent Scully
Urban Architecture Awakens from a Bad Dream
Roger Starr
The Incongruous Urban Angler
Charles Dickens
A Traveller's New York, 1842
Page One
Theodore Dalrymple
Oh, to be in England

"The Knife Went In"
Daniel Seligman
New York Diarist

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