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City Journal Summer 2007.
Summer 2007
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Myron Magnet
In the Heart of Freedom, in Chains

Elite hypocrisy, gangsta culture, and failure in black America

Cities and Terror

Judith Miller
On the Front Line in the War on Terrorism

Cops in New York and Los Angeles offer America two models for preventing another 9/11.
Podcast available CJ PODCAST: Judith Miller discusses this story

John Robb
The Coming Urban Terror

Systems disruption, networked gangs, and bioweapons

Steven Malanga
The New Privatization

States and cities are selling their roads, bridges, and airports for eye-popping sums.
Podcast available CJ PODCAST: Steven Malanga discusses this story

Arthur C. Brooks
What Really Buys Happiness?

Not income equality, but mobility and opportunity

War and Peace Studies

Victor Davis Hanson
Why Study War?

Military history teaches us about honor, sacrifice, and the inevitability of conflict.

Bruce Bawer
The Peace Racket

An anti-Western movement touts dictators, advocates appeasement—and gains momentum.

Nicole Gelinas
An Inconvenient Solution

Carbon trading, the increasingly accepted answer to global warming, will cost far more than we’re being told.

David Gratzer
The Ugly Truth About Canadian Health Care

Socialized medicine has meant rationed care and lack of innovation. Small wonder Canadians are looking to the market.

Sol Stern
Grading Mayoral Control

Lauded in the press, Bloomberg’s education reforms are proving more spin than substance. Parents are losing patience.


Heather Mac Donald
The Abduction of Opera

Can the Met stand firm against the trashy productions of trendy nihilists?


In Prospect


Theodore Dalrymple
Oh, to be in England

Delusions of Honesty



Jerry Weinberger
Lansing Diarist

Giving Up the Hog

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