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Jacinda Ardern’s hijab shows what New Zealanders really think of Muslims

March 24, 2019 10:29 am

The message is politically confused and an admission of unconscious bigotry

I’m back in New York: the city that’s perennially offended

March 21, 2019 11:54 am

Welcome, filthy island packed to the gills with angry, mean, squat Trump haters who live in decrepit buildings they share with rat

Cambridge’s shameful decision to rescind Jordan Peterson’s visiting fellowship

March 21, 2019 3:29 am

The university’s ‘inclusive environment’ means the Canadian philosopher isn’t welcome. But of course...

Why the lessons of Purim remain relevant for Jews today

March 20, 2019 3:39 pm

The festival celebrates the triumph of a persecuted nation over a man, and a people, that sought to destroy it

Can you go to jail for ‘misgendering’? One British journalist is about to find out

March 19, 2019 5:23 pm

Caroline Farrow is being investigated by a British police force for sending some tweets

Andrew Yang is the Democrat Ron Paul…except he might actually win

March 19, 2019 2:44 pm

Don’t underestimate the digital power of the #YangGang

Stop wasting your money on college

March 18, 2019 12:49 pm

The valedictory address high school seniors need to hear

The dark extremism of the ‘extremely online’

March 15, 2019 5:01 pm

The New Zealand killer is a creature poisoned by the irony vortex of the internet

Tucker Carlson’s show hits #1 spot

March 15, 2019 4:18 pm

Advertisers may be nervous over the Media Matters fight. Viewers are loving it

When a student mob came for my job, my college did not support me

March 15, 2019 2:02 pm

Students at my college demanded a review of my tenure because of an article I wrote. My fellow faculty members failed to back me up

How to be a right-wing performance artist

March 15, 2019 9:58 am

Jacob Wohl, Laura Loomer and Ali Alexander are the true heirs to Andy Kauffman

The unique, bittersweet beauty of Irish ruins

March 14, 2019 11:04 am

The number of Irish country houses has continued to decline over the past 40 years

Who was the real St Patrick: an evangelist or a tax dodger?

March 14, 2019 9:05 am

Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland’s Patron Saint by Roy Flechner reviewed

Operation Varsity Blues and the wrong sort of college corruption

March 13, 2019 10:12 am

Free Felicity Huffman, because nothing else in education is

What happened to Gilbert Grape?

March 13, 2019 9:48 am

How Johnny Depp became a pirate parody

The miserable, squalid campaign to stifle Tucker Carlson

March 11, 2019 1:01 pm

The Fox News host’s only real crime is daring to be provocative in a dull media world

Why was Rashida Tlaib following an anti-Semitic Instagram account?

March 10, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Free.Palestine.1948’ posts 9/11 conspiracy theories and memes comparing Netanyahu to Hitler

It’s not just New York having trouble with Amazon

March 9, 2019 3:57 pm

Anti-Amazon campaigners in Virginia share the same concerns as their New York counterparts

Who are the Krassenstein twins, and why are they here?

March 9, 2019 11:25 am

It gives me no pleasure whatsoever to introduce...

The false equivalence of Islamophobia and anti-Semitism

March 8, 2019 5:53 pm

In America and Britain, one of the worst tropes of our time gains ground

A marketer’s request: Make SXSW exciting again

March 8, 2019 1:21 pm

The festival is attempting to position itself as politically and socially relevant with initiatives like the presidential candidate interviews

I watched Jadon Sancho grow up. That’s why I know he’s the next soccer megastar

March 7, 2019 1:59 pm

Even at the age of eight, it was clear that this London-born player would be something special

The woke corporation: how campus madness entered the workplace

March 7, 2019 12:36 am

Governments have always been vulnerable to forms of political craziness. What’s new is the behavior of big business

The craziest campus news: universities are still good

March 6, 2019 12:10 pm

For all the free speech fights, higher education continues to make people more trusting and civil

The nightmare after crypto

March 5, 2019 1:55 pm

‘Cryptocurrencies are scams and anybody who puts any money into one and loses the lot only has themselves to blame’