Autumn 2007
Heather Mac Donald
The LAPD’s efforts are reviving America’s most squalid neighborhood—and the homeless industry is hopping mad.
Kay S. Hymowitz
The Carrie Bradshaw lifestyle is showing up in unexpected places, with unintended consequences.
Peter W. Huber
The new pharmacopoeia offers people too much knowledge and control for one-size-fits-all health care to cope with.
Christopher Hitchens
How a shared tradition of ideas and values—not bloodlines—can be a force for liberty
André Glucksmann
Modern terrorism seeks to combine the annihilating power of Hiroshima with the nihilistic gospel of Auschwitz.
Melanie Phillips
A new manifestation of the oldest hatred demonizes the Jewish state.
Guy Sorman
Petrodollars are fueling an unprecedented—but precarious—prosperity in Russia’s capital.
Steven Malanga
A new generation of activist clergy promotes labor’s economic agenda.
Nicole Gelinas
America’s most ambitious infrastructure project inspired engineering marvels—and colossal mismanagement.
Edward L. Glaeser
Probably not—and government should stop bribing people to stay there.
Alec Magnet
With grassroots support, a Democratic mayor embraces the policing revolution.

Urbanities

Myron Magnet
What Jefferson’s fabled home reveals about the Founding Father’s mind and heart

Soundings

Judith Miller
Attorneys have an effective new way to defeat Islamic groups’ libel suits.
Steven Malanga
The GOP has less to fear from a Latino backlash than some claim.
Carl J. Schramm
American universities are losing research money to overseas competitors.
Sol Stern
Who’s to blame for urban teacher flight: George W. Bush or Jonathan Kozol?
Paul Beston
The Reagan diaries chronicle history but not personality.

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
To regret religion is to regret Western civilization.
New York City Diarist
Matthew Clavel