Dominic Green

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The hipster art-incest of Private Life

October 7, 2018 2:16 pm

Private Life reviewed

‘Don’t quote me. They would kill me’: A professor speaks about Brett Kavanaugh and #MeToo at Harvard

October 4, 2018 5:24 am

Is the Harvard Law campaign against Brett Kavanaugh opening the door to an inquisition that could lay waste to its senior faculty?

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Puritanism vs Pornography, and the agony of America

September 28, 2018 8:51 pm

‘Tell ‘em Lindsey sent you!’ he squeaked, offering himself up like a human sacrifice on the altar of entertainment

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Was Theresa May attacking Trump, or a blond populist closer to home?

September 27, 2018 4:53 am

The Prime Minister’s UN gambit exposes her as an unreliable, unsuitable partner

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Life ‘n’ Arts Podcast: Knight of the Living Philosophers

September 25, 2018 11:13 am

In conversation with Roger Scruton

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No-one comes off well in the Allen-Farrow family drama

September 20, 2018 1:25 pm

We could believe either Allen’s version or Farrow’s, but that would get us no closer to the truth, because neither is trustworthy and both are proven fantasists

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The trouble with American universities: I talk to Jamie Kirchick

September 19, 2018 12:53 pm

Life’n’Arts podcast with the Brookings Institute fellow running for a seat on Yale’s board

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Big Jay McNeely brought joy to millions with his music

September 19, 2018 5:32 am

The legendary tenor saxophonist died last weekend aged 91

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Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

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Selling Europe’s new Muslim vote

September 11, 2018 6:54 am

Electoral fraud in Botkyrka would have changed the result

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Julia Salazar’s identity politics

September 10, 2018 7:37 am

There aren’t many situations in which identifying as a Jewish Latina immigrant socialist would give you a competitive advantage

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Adolf Eichmann, the model of a modern mass murderer

September 9, 2018 1:21 pm

Operation Finale reviewed

Who’s afraid of Steve Bannon?

September 3, 2018 8:48 pm

Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’

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The Massachusetts primaries will tell a tale of two Democratic parties

September 3, 2018 1:04 pm

The difference, as is invariably the case in American politics, is a matter of tone — not just skin colour, but also sex and generation, and generally in that order

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Any storm in a port

September 2, 2018 12:11 pm

The Bookshop reviewed

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What if Hillary had won?

August 28, 2018 4:55 am

It would be worse, much worse

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Has Trump lost control of his Pecker?

August 26, 2018 9:27 am

His relationship with the National Enquirer is coming to a head

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Handling Pooh with kid gloves

August 25, 2018 4:35 am

Christopher Robin reviewed

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Enemies in a state: Dirty war with the press, or a clean fight?

August 17, 2018 3:23 am

Does more power lie with a president bound by checks and balances, or privately-owned media companies?

Only Aretha Franklin had the soul power to summon the spirit at will

August 16, 2018 12:06 pm

The Queen of Soul is dead — there is no plausible heir.