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James Panero
A New York City task force could repeat the mistakes of deinstitutionalization.

California

Ben Boychuk
California lawmakers take on “rape culture” at the expense of rights

Recent Features

The Plot Against Merit
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Seeking racial balance, liberal advocates want to water down admissions standards at New York’s elite high schools.
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The easy grace and infectious enthusiasm of James Stewart Polshek
America’s Opportunity City
Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis
Lots of new jobs and a low cost of living make Houston a middle-class magnet.
High-Class Trash
Matthew Hennessey
Why it costs so much to haul garbage in New York—at least when the Department of Sanitation is doing it
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Myron Magnet
Baloney from billionaires
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Poet and newspaperman William Cullen Bryant is finally recognized as a first-rate short-story writer.
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John H. McWhorter
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Cinderella Man
Heather Mac Donald
Javier Camarena’s breakout performance at the Met announces the arrival of a new opera star.
Commissioner Candor
Judith Miller
Kenneth Lipper brings truth-telling to the Port Authority.
Why the State and Local Pension Problem Will Get Worse
Steven Malanga
Detroit’s cost-saving plan isn’t possible elsewhere.

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Nicole Gelinas
Yale history professor David Huyssen sees the idealistic reformers of the last century as mere capitalist tools.

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Matthew Hennessey in
The Epoch Times
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The Press-Enterprise
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Real Clear Policy
| The Plot Against Merit at NYC High Schools
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ChronOpinion
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