Spring 2007
Peter W. Huber
Two centuries of success against infectious disease have left us complacent—and vulnerable.
Guy Sorman
The twenty-first century will not belong to China.
Nicole Gelinas
To recover from Katrina, New Orleans must defeat the criminals who terrorize its streets.
Steven Malanga
A bold reformer takes on entrenched crime and corruption.
Kay S. Hymowitz
Artificial insemination begets children without paternity, with troubling cultural and legal consequences.
Sol Stern
They work miracles with inner-city kids, but without help, their own future is uncertain.
Adam D. Thierer
It’s a Golden Age of media—but not for long, if the Left has its way.
Stephen B. Presser
Clarence Thomas’s fidelity to our founding documents is making its mark on the Supreme Court.

Urbanities

Christopher Hitchens
America’s first confrontation with the Islamic world helped forge a new nation’s character.
Stefan Kanfer
Elbert Hubbard, an American original

Soundings

Heather Mac Donald
The lessons of the Sean Bell case
Matthew Carr, Jay P. Greene, Marc Holley
School trips should be about expanding students’ intellectual horizons.
Theodore Dalrymple
The British tolerance police seek to remake language and the family.
Nicole Gelinas
Activist investors may face some Chinese competition.
Steven Malanga
New Jersey has been on an unsustainable hiring spree.
Paul Beston
New York’s busybody city council is at it again.
Charles Upton Sahm
And it has worked wonders on both coasts.

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
Arthur Koestler’s life and work embodied the existential dilemmas of our age.
Santa Barbara Diarist
Andrew Klavan