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From City Journal’s Symposium Series

Collections on race, crime, and the economy

Symposium: An Economic Agenda for the Next President

Proposals to reinvigorate American dynamism, innovation, and self-sufficiency

Symposium: A New Anticrime Agenda

Proposals for reversing America’s criminal-justice decline

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Universities Face a Reckoning

Analysis and reporting on the crisis in higher education

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Heather Mac Donald Onward with Inclusiveness

Claudine Gay’s resignation as president is unlikely to change much at Harvard.

Jan 02 2024
Ilya Shapiro The Real Problem Remains

Claudine Gay’s departure doesn’t fix what’s wrong at Harvard or elsewhere: the illiberal takeover of higher education.

Jan 02 2024
Christopher F. Rufo Claudine Gay’s Data Problem

Interview: Danish data scientist Jonatan Pallesen discusses the serious questions that remain about the former Harvard president’s scholarship.

Jan 04 2024
Heather Mac Donald Unrepentant DEI at MIT

The diversity ideology marches on at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jan 04 2024
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America’s Cultural Revolution:
How the Radical Left Conquered Everything


New Book by Christopher F. Rufo

When Race Trumps Merit


The new book by Heather Mac Donald

The Spotlight

Heather Mac Donald On Race and Crime, a Counterfactual Narrative

The notion that blacks are at elevated risk for “existing while black” is true—but not because whites are killing them.

Apr 25 2023
Soledad Ursúa Victimhood Forever

California’s preposterous push to offer reparations to blacks—in a state where slavery never existed—will inflame racial tensions.

Kay S. Hymowitz Where the Boys Aren’t

Culture wars over gender obscure the deepening educational struggles of young males.

Myron Magnet Washingtonianism

The Father of his Country’s vision for the American Founding

Heather Mac Donald The Media’s Color-Coded Parenting Standard

White parents of school shooters are culpable; black parents of inner-city gangbangers are blameless.

Dec 09 2021
Steven Malanga The NFL’s Bad Bet

Pro football takes another step toward normalizing gambling among the young.

Feb 28 2020
James R. Copland, Rafael A. Mangual Toward a Less Dangerous Judicial Branch

How the Trump administration is reshaping the federal courts

Theodore Dalrymple Who Killed Childhood?

The upbringing of children in much of Britain is a witches’ brew of sentimentality, brutality, and neglect.

Victor Davis Hanson Imagine There’s No Border

A world without boundaries is a fantasy.

Armin Rosen The Other Somalia

The unrecognized state of Somaliland flourishes within a chaotic and violent region.

Lionel Shriver The Most Frightened Nation

Why the United Kingdom will never be the same