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Podcasts from Spectator writers
They spend their days in prayer, manual labor and sacred study
By Jane Stannus
Defining political dissent as a psychological problem is a Soviet trick
On the beauty of bite-sized
Donald Trump is not the left’s real target. We — anyone who holds conservative principles — are the target
Usually an odd number of cheeses is de rigueur, but on this occasion, we must serve exactly eight
On the fairest fowl
He always coped well under pressure
An appreciation of cuisine’s kindest course
Can radicchio take root in the Pacific Northwest?
The joyfullest of fruits shines in a complex recipe
The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates by Edward Pentin reviewed
The President strategically courts politically incorrect Catholics
Summertime, and the garlic is fragrant
The ultimate summer fruit, if you can afford it
Three-year-olds will not be happy when Chase the police dog is forcibly removed from their lives
The trouble with alienating Middle America
We don’t need deprogramming
Holy spirit: how the monks make Chartreuse
All about the allium
Donald Trump has made showers great again
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.