Spring 2003
Marjorie King
Gay activist groups, with teachers’ union applause, are importing a disturbing agenda into the nation’s public schools.
Heather Mac Donald
It’s time to hold wardens and parole officers accountable for cutting recidivism.
Steven Malanga
New York’s city council has become a part of the problem—a big part.
Sol Stern
The nation’s largest left-wing group is trying to make a revolution, one city at a time. And it is getting results.
John H. McWhorter
If the Supreme Court overturns race-based admissions, campuses can become truly meritocratic, diverse, and integrated.
Michael Knox Beran
This Founding Father didn’t mean what the opponents of religion say he did.
Janet Daley
Living with European socialism turned this Berkeley girl into a conservative.
Sol Stern
Under these two, mayoral control of Gotham’s schools threatens disaster.

Urbanities

Soundings

Kay S. Hymowitz
Critics warned that welfare reform would throw women and kids into the streets. They were wrong.
Steven Malanga
Bloomberg refuses to rein in Gotham’s out-of-control spending.
Heather Mac Donald
Race changes the equation.
Howard Husock
The Bush administration’s plans are quietly revolutionary.
Stefan Kanfer
There are gun nuts—and gun nuts.
Theodore Dalrymple
For young British blacks, academic success means facing ridicule from their black peers.
Steven Malanga
New York’s health-care lobby is up to its old tricks.

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
Cairo Diarist
Theodore Dalrymple