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Proposals for reversing America’s criminal-justice decline

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Michael J. Totten on disasters human and natural

Michael J. Totten Off the Richter Scale

Can the Pacific Northwest prepare for the cataclysmic quake that’s coming?

Michael J. Totten A Tidal Wave of Death

The 1918 Spanish flu was a killer of historic proportions.

Michael J. Totten The Enduring Relevance of The Plague

Albert Camus’s postwar novel captures the existential dread of contagion.

Michael J. Totten The Last Communist City

A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see

The Spotlight

Jeffrey H. Anderson A Border Crisis By Design

It is unequivocally the intended result of Biden administration policy.

Feb 02 2024
Lance Morrow D-Day, and a Summer of Anniversaries

Seventy-five years after the Normandy landings, reflections on America’s troubled subsequent history

Jun 05 2019
Jun 10 2019
Barry Latzer An Enduring Error

A half-century later, the Kerner Report’s fame overshadows its mistaken analysis of urban riots and blindness to racial progress.

James B. Meigs The Green War on Clean Energy

Radical environmentalists fight against the very technologies that would cut carbon emissions.

Judge Glock The Empire of Fees

How charges and fines drive government growth

Steven Malanga Philip Roth’s Newark

The city at its peak and in its decline are the novelist’s two greatest characters.

Richard Brookhiser The Forgotten Founding Father

Gouverneur Morris, the New Yorker who authored the Constitution

Tim Rice Remember the Fallen, and Their Cause

Memorial Day pays tribute to those who gave their lives for their country—but we should know more about why.

May 24 2019
Lance Morrow Walls, Doors, and Names

Memorial Day in an unnerved America

May 27 2022
Bob McManus Sacrifice and Redemption

On Memorial Day we consider the infinite, unpayable debt we owe to the heroic dead.

May 28 2017
Dorothy Moses Schulz George Floyd Memorial Weekend

For President Biden, the annual marking of the Minneapolis man’s death is an opportunity to gesture in support of anti-police advocates.

May 30 2023