Summer 2006

Why Today’s Immigrants Don’t Flourish

Steven Malanga
A handful of industries get low-cost labor, and the taxpayers foot the bill.
Heather Mac Donald
Advocates of “comprehensive immigration reform” let ideology blind them to the dispiriting facts on the ground.
Sol Stern
Teaching for “social justice” is a cruel hoax on disadvantaged kids.
Gerry Garibaldi
In the newly feminized classroom, boys tune out.
Nicole Gelinas
Only when government creates one—as Mayor Bloomberg is doing now.
Heather Mac Donald
Bucking a national trend, Gotham’s crime rate keeps dropping. Here’s why.

Urbanities

Kay S. Hymowitz
Now sexagenarians, narcissistic feminists are still seeking the Best Sex Ever.
Theodore Dalrymple
It’s not just Islam, but the tension between Islam and Western modernity, that makes them tick.
Steven Malanga
Gotham may not know how to honor the 9/11 dead, but the suburbs do.

Soundings

Steven Malanga
Can new mayor Booker stem Newark’s violence?
Sol Stern
Mayor Bloomberg begins backtracking on education.
Steven Malanga
President Bush moves to reform a bad domestic welfare program.
Stefan Kanfer
And the European culture that nurtures them
Theodore Dalrymple
In today’s Britain, only the lawful fear the law.
Nicole Gelinas
Unprepared Long Island risks serious hurricane damage.
Nidra Poller
Why are Western journalists so credulous of Palestinian sources?

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
A scathing, politically incorrect book by an ex-probation officer tells some harsh truths.
Dean’s Office Diarist
Edmund Janko