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December 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Kill Off Atlantic Yards | The Forest City/Ratner project is everything that’s wrong with the Empire State.
19 December 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Do Iraqis Have Free Will? | Not according to liberals.
18 December 2006

Nicole Gelinas
The BoNY-Mellon Merger | Is it good for Gotham?
7 December 2006

Heather Mac Donald
No, the Cops Didn’t Murder Sean Bell | And here’s what decent black advocates would say.
4 December 2006

November 2006

Steven Malanga
Empire State Dreamin’ | Here’s why a Democratic congress won’t help New York.
10 November 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Who Will Run Albany? | Spitzer or Silver?
8 November 2006

Steven Malanga
Killing Gotham’s Golden Goose | Why won’t New York’s congressional delegation help Wall Street?
3 November 2006

October 2006

Nicole Gelinas
New York Isn’t Mexico | The problem with Bloomberg’s cash-transfer program
20 October 2006

Steven Malanga
Relocation Blues | New York City’s shortage of office space hampers its economic future.
17 October 2006

September 2006

Heather Mac Donald
Amnesty Lessons | Europe finds that amnesty for illegal immigrants brings ever more illegals.
29 September 2006

Steven Malanga
Immigration Confusions | A response to the New York Sun.
27 September 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Freeing Us from the Freedom Tower | The Port Authority should save the worst for last.
21 September 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Are Belgian Women Endangered? | For now, only if they’re Muslim.
19 September 2006

Benjamin A. Plotinsky
No Truth in Beauty | The future of fauxtography is on the nightly news.
14 September 2006

August 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Katrina’s Real Lesson | Blame inadequate infrastructure, not poverty, for the storm’s devastation.
28 August 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
“Treating” Drug Abuse | If you can bribe drug abusers to stay off drugs, doesn’t that mean they can quit anytime?
25 August 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Vox Populi | Were Britons unreasonable to refuse to fly with Muslims?
24 August 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
A Little Social Experiment | On a London street, “social” housing encourages antisocial egotism.
10 August 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Dependency as Independence? | The teen mum’s confused choice
3 August 2006

July 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Spare Some Electricity, Mr. Mayor? | No—too boring for Bloomberg.
25 July 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Subsidized Stupidity | Rather than elevate the culture, the BBC degrades it—at public expense.
21 July 2006

Denis Boyles
Biased Beeb | The BBC’s World Service makes the New York Times seem fair and balanced.
21 July 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Power to the Pedophiles | The real danger of a Dutch court’s loony decision
19 July 2006

Steven Malanga
Getting Real About Gotham’s Economy | The NY Fed is wrong to call it strong.
14 July 2006

Nicole Gelinas
The MTA and the MTA | Does New York do better than Boston?
14 July 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Hobbesian Soccer | To European louts, Zidane’s head-butt was an honorable act.
13 July 2006

Heather Mac Donald
The Open Borders Mayor | Don’t fall for Mayor Bloomberg’s immigration plan.
10 July 2006

June 2006

Brian C. Anderson
Hands Off the Net | Congress wisely resists the urge to regulate cyberspace.
28 June 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Subverting the War on Terror | Contrary to the Times, the Bush administration did have permission to monitor suspected terrorist banking transactions.
27 June 2006

Nidra Poller
The Wrath of Ka | Black anti-Semites storm Paris’s old Jewish quarter.
6 June 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Homeland Insecurity | Missing landmarks aren’t the problem.
2 June 2006

May 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Not NYSE for New York | The stock exchange’s bid for Europe’s stock markets isn’t good news for Gotham.
24 May 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Downtown Rising | Despite Pataki and Bloomberg, the private sector is fixing lower Manhattan.
23 May 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Fashionable Guerrillas | For the Left, noble revolutionaries are always in style.
23 May 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Did the Big Easy’s Election Matter? | New Orleanians don’t seem to know what they want from a leader.
22 May 2006

Steven Malanga
Hope for Newark | Cory Booker faces a big task in trying to turn around a completely dysfunctional city.
11 May 2006

Heather Mac Donald
Illegal Immigration Myths | Cutting through the baloney on what to do about illegals
1 May 2006

April 2006

Brian C. Anderson
Air America Deflates | The “progressive” radio network isn’t long for this world.
29 April 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Growing Up British | The sordid is all too typical.
28 April 2006

Benjamin A. Plotinsky
Myth of the Anointed | History shows that vice presidents usually don’t win the top spot.
28 April 2006

Howard Husock
Jane Jacobs, 1916–2006 | New York’s indispensable urban iconoclast
27 April 2006 (updated from Winter 1994)

Nicole Gelinas
Half a Loaf at Ground Zero | Has the Port Authority offered developer Larry Silverstein a fair deal to rebuild the World Trade Center?
26 April 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Katrina Kids Suffering? | Yes, in part thanks to FEMA’s insta-ghettos.
20 April 2006

Sol Stern
Won’t Someone Stop This Tragedy? | Bloomberg’s education campaign is driving Gotham’s Catholic schools out of business.
18 April 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Crimes and Motives | Does it matter how violent criminals choose their victims?
12 April 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Hollywood Gets It Wrong. Again. | Will self-congratulatory celebrities ever shut up?
11 April 2006

Heather Mac Donald
What Would Mexico Do with Protesting Illegals? | Deport them on the spot.
10 April 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Choreographing a New Budget Dance | How Bloomberg should shake it up.
7 April 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Wrong Instinct | The viewers made it bomb?
5 April 2006

March 2006

Heather Mac Donald
Everyone’s a Victim | If boys and girls are oppressed classes, who’s left?
30 March 2006

Steven Malanga
False Claim | Trial lawyers aren’t the answer to Medicaid fraud.
29 March 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Financial Follies at Ground Zero | Or are they political follies?
22 March 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Vive l’Inégalité | Privileged French students demonstrate to preserve their entitlement.
17 March 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Gotham’s Very Own Muslim Firebrand | Why should taxpayers be subsidizing Islamist hatred in city jails?
16 March 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Profumo After the Affair | Remembered for the scandal that bears his name, John Profumo died an honorable man.
15 March 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
British Freedom and Muslim Discipline | The real plight of Mrs. Blair’s clients
13 March 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Red Ken, the Odious | The latest controversy surrounding London’s left-wing mayor reflects discredit on British society.
9 March 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Criminal Negligence | The feds are paying to rebuild New Orleans on a civic swamp.
8 March 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Jew Tortured, Times Fiddles | Paper puts peaceful imam on page one.
7 March 2006

February 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Fieldston Follies | A tony private school’s PC attitudes go too far for even liberal parents.
17 February 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
Viva Voltaire | In the cartoon controversy, it’s the French who’ve been courageous, the Americans and British spineless.
10 February 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
No Beheadings, Please, We’re British. | Appeasing Muslim extremists means surrendering Western liberties.
6 February 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Reconstructing New Orleans | Let homeowners serve as the ground troops.
3 February 2006

January 2006

Heather Mac Donald
Talking Sense on “Spying” | Requiring warrants for computerized surveillance is absurd and dangerous to national security.
2 January 2006

Theodore Dalrymple
France’s New Serfdom | Après statism, le déluge?
30 January 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Why Didn’t Anyone Save Nixzmary? | Or Josiah, or Dahquay, or Sierra?
18 January 2006

Nicole Gelinas
Katrina Refugees Shoot Up Houston | FEMA should help the Texas city control its crime spike.
4 January 2006

Stefan Kanfer
Barbra’s Dictionary | What’s a lefty celebrity to do?!
3 January 2006