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City Journal Spring 2009.
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A quarterly magazine of urban affairs, published by the Manhattan Institute, edited by Brian C. Anderson.

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Obsessive Housing Disorder.
Steven Malanga
Obsessive Housing Disorder
Nearly a century of Washington’s efforts to promote homeownership has produced one calamity after another. Time to stop.
Bound to Burn.
Peter W. Huber
Bound to Burn
Humanity will keep spewing carbon into the atmosphere, but good policy can help sink it back into the earth.
The Dark Figure of British Crime.
Claire Berlinski
The Dark Figure of British Crime
Despite government reassurances, Britons feel under siege—with good reason.
The Consolations of Pessimism.
Alain de Botton
The Consolations of Pessimism
In our age, as in Seneca’s, the worst is always possible.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Businesswoman.
Kay S. Hymowitz
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Businesswoman
The design economy has turned bohemian outsiders into a new marketplace elite.
Monetarism Defiant.
Guy Sorman
Monetarism Defiant
Legendary economist Anna Schwartz says the feds have misjudged the financial crisis.
Spendthrift Sunbelt States.
Nicole Gelinas
Spendthrift Sunbelt States
Arizona, Florida, and Nevada have run through the riches of their boom and are starting to look more like cash-strapped New York.
Heirs to Fortuyn?.
Bruce Bawer
Heirs to Fortuyn?
Muslim immigration and sclerotic welfare states push Europe right (sort of).
Pedagogy of the Oppressor.
Sol Stern
Pedagogy of the Oppressor
Another reason why U.S. ed schools are so awful: the ongoing influence of Brazilian Marxist Paulo Freire
LAPD High.
Laura Vanderkam
LAPD High
Magnet schools sponsored by cops are getting results with at-risk kids.
Inhuman Rights.
Ibn Warraq, Michael Weiss
Inhuman Rights
The UN’s Human Rights Council, friend to Islamists and tyrants everywhere
The Godfather of American Liberalism.
Fred Siegel
The Godfather of American Liberalism
H. G. Wells: novelist, historian, authoritarian, anticapitalist, eugenicist, and advisor to presidents
Beauty and Desecration.
Roger Scruton
Beauty and Desecration
We must rescue art from the modern intoxication with ugliness.
Urbanities.
Richard Pryor: Stand-Up Philosopher.
Stefan Kanfer
Richard Pryor: Stand-Up Philosopher
The great American comic satirized white racism, his fellow blacks, and himself.
Soundings.
Luigi Zingales
A New Regulatory Framework
Three agencies, based on the three main goals of financial regulation
Steven Malanga
The Least Free State
Unless reform comes to Albany, restrictive New York will continue to suffer.
Daniel J. Flynn
Interstate Confiscation Clause
Massachusetts wants even more tax revenue—from New Hampshire.
Kimberly Hendrickson
Mayors Put Work First
Reentry programs for ex-prisoners show promise.
Judith Miller
No Justice
A UN war-crimes tribunal targets free speech.
Tim Congdon
British Banks Are Worth Something
So why is the government threatening to get them for free?
Departments.
Oh, to be in England
A Modern Witch Trial.
Theodore Dalrymple
A Modern Witch Trial
Racism: the charge against which there is no defense
Diarist
Jonathan Foreman
Too Busy for Self-Pity
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