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November 2004

Sol Stern
Potemkin Education Reform | Bloomberg and Klein offer more of the same instead of real change.
November 17, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Why Theo Van Gogh Was Murdered | The filmmaker focused on the shameful abuse of Muslim women by Muslim men in Europe.
November 15, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
The Sob Factor | Quiet grief and private dignity are now things of the past.
November 11, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Les intellos Speak | For French elites, George W. Bush’s re-election signals the start of fascism in America.
November 10, 2004

October 2004

Howard Husock
Reining in Housing Vouchers | New York at last takes steps to reform its dependency fostering public housing system.
October 26, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Kafka’s Victory | Add the EU to the welfare state, and simple problems become insoluble.
October 18, 2004

September 2004

Heather Mac Donald
Time to Take Illegal Immigration Seriously | The newsweekly dramatically breaks with elite orthodoxy.
September 16, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Jihad Chic | Over the suicide belt, it’s a mixed fashion statement.
September 13, 2004

Charles Upton Sahm
The Fundamental Choice | What do the candidates see as their duty on terror?
September 1, 2004

August 2004

Myron Magnet
Gotham, GOP Poster Child | Why New York is the right place for the Republican Convention
August 24, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Who Needs Parents? | Britain’s latest effort to undermine the family
August 12, 2004

July 2004

Howard Husock
The Anti-war Hero | Opposition and protest, not mature leadership, have defined John Kerry’s political career.
July 30, 2004

William J. Stern
Questionable Authorities | State Comptroller Hevesi needs to clean up New York’s corrupt public authorities
July 22, 2004

Charles Upton Sahm
Bush and Blacks | The message—both in words and action—is clear, consistent, and stirring.
July 21, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Leftist of Privilege | How the press loves a moneyed radical!
July 20, 2004

Steven Malanga
Let Them Eat Minimum Wage | How a group of Gotham business leaders plans to help the poor.
July 16, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Curing the Soul | Alcoholism is a vice, not a fate.
July 15, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Selective Memory | For British elites, the distant past excuses the bad behavior of the present.
July 6, 2004

June 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Addicted to Self | What would illegal drug users give up to fight terror?
June 28, 2004

Steven Malanga
The Tort Plague Hits Wal-Mart | A federal judge dignifies a flimsy claim.
June 24, 2004

May 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
London’s Bonfire of the Vanities | Much of the Saatchi Collection goes up in smoke.
May 28, 2004

Steven Malanga
Albany’s Medical Monkey Business | State solons are making New York’s already expensive health-care system pricier still.
May 19, 2004

Nicole Gelinas
Where’s All the School Money Going? | New York City Council’s Eva Moskowitz asks some tough questions about the city’s education spending.
May 18, 2004

March 2004

Heather Mac Donald
How New York Evades Welfare Reform | Governor Pataki’s push to close loopholes in New York’s welfare system roils the advocates.
March 29, 2004

February 2004

Denis Boyles
Garlic Press | It stinks when it takes blogsites and papers named after ducks to keep the French press somewhat honest.
February 23, 2004

Howard Husock
Hope on Housing Policy | President Bush’s new housing voucher plan aims to move families up and out of assisted housing.
February 11, 2004

January 2004

Heather Mac Donald
When Cops Err | It wasn’t racism that killed Timothy Stansbury.
January 29, 2004

William J. Stern
Spitzer’s Next Target | New York’s attorney general takes a first step toward attacking political corruption.
January 28, 2004

Sol Stern
The Iron Chancellor | Joel Klein starts sounding Orwellian.
January 23, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
Lo, the Poor Terrorist | For some on the Left, purported bigotry against Muslims explains Islamist terror.
January 20, 2004

Steven Malanga
Deadly Medicine | A new health-insurance plan threatens New York’s small business.
January 14, 2004

Sol Stern
Joel Klein’s Figleaf | Chancellor Klein’s begrudging nod to phonics
January 9, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
A Right to Trashy TV | A new proposal threatens to sink British social policy to another new low.
January 8, 2004

Theodore Dalrymple
The Case for Cannibalism | If everything is permissible between consenting adults, why not?
January 5, 2004