James Panero
A New York City task force could repeat the mistakes of deinstitutionalization.
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Eye on the News

Matthew Hennessey
Why it costs so much to haul garbage in New York—at least when the Department of Sanitation is doing it

California

Ben Boychuk
California lawmakers take on “rape culture” at the expense of rights

Recent Features

The Plot Against Merit
Dennis Saffran
Seeking racial balance, liberal advocates want to water down admissions standards at New York’s elite high schools.
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The easy grace and infectious enthusiasm of James Stewart Polshek
America’s Opportunity City
Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis
Lots of new jobs and a low cost of living make Houston a middle-class magnet.
Which Immigration Impasse?
Myron Magnet
Baloney from billionaires
Summer Shorts in a Wide Range of Styles
Stefan Kanfer
Poet and newspaperman William Cullen Bryant is finally recognized as a first-rate short-story writer.
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John H. McWhorter
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Cinderella Man
Heather Mac Donald
Javier Camarena’s breakout performance at the Met announces the arrival of a new opera star.
Commissioner Candor
Judith Miller
Kenneth Lipper brings truth-telling to the Port Authority.
Why the State and Local Pension Problem Will Get Worse
Steven Malanga
Detroit’s cost-saving plan isn’t possible elsewhere.
After <i>Hobby Lobby</i>
Dennis Saffran
The Supreme Court’s decision represents an expansion of freedom—with benefits for all.

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Nicole Gelinas
Yale history professor David Huyssen sees the idealistic reformers of the last century as mere capitalist tools.

Multimedia

The American Mind: Deconstruction and the Education of Heather Mac Donald

14 July 2014

Victor Davis Hanson and Ben Boychuk discuss Lawmakers Gone Wild

1 June 2014

Matthew Hennessey and Nicole Gelinas discuss her article, New York's Next Public Safety Revolution

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Classics

Victor Davis Hanson
The flood of illegal immigration into California raises urgent questions that the whole nation must face.

In the News

Dennis Saffran cited in
Real Clear Policy
| The Plot Against Merit at NYC High Schools
Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis cited in
ChronOpinion
| When the times are good . . .
Dennis Saffran cited in
Real Clear Education
| The Plot Against Merit in New York City
Harry Stein in
Los Angeles Times
| 'Fiddler' playwright Joseph Stein's son: Arguing politics with 'Tevye'
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