Life

Why is Tommy Robinson banned from America?

November 16, 2018 7:59 am

His kind of populism is what you get when government and media collude to silence the lawfully expressed opinions of ordinary people

The Green Room Podcast: the virtue of nationalism, with philosopher Yoram Hazony

November 16, 2018 6:43 am

‘Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism,’ French president Emmanuel Macron said at last weekend’s Armistice Day ceremonies. ‘Nationalism is…

The real Harvard admissions scandal is hiding in plain sight

November 15, 2018 7:35 am

It’s not just the discrimination against Asian-American students. It’s the ‘legacy preferences’ that ensure the rich get in

Did the cyber revolution save Sioux Falls?

November 14, 2018 10:32 am

Small cities in the Midwest are steadily growing

Could Amazon have picked two less deserving cities for HQ2?

November 13, 2018 6:29 pm

If the aim was to elevate places that have been ‘left behind,’ NYC and NOVA should have been at the bottom of the list

A farewell to Armistice

November 12, 2018 11:27 am

The movable feast of Veterans Day

The new Planned Parenthood pro-abortion ad is revolting

November 11, 2018 3:57 pm

If the baby is so cute, she deserves, I’d say, to live. She deserves not to be killed in utero

Roger Scruton becomes the latest victim of the Twitchfork mob

November 11, 2018 10:57 am

The left in Britain has been reduced to online metal-detectorists searching the internet for material they can pretend to be shocked by

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom’s baptism by fire in California

November 11, 2018 6:20 am

Difficult politics amid the flames of Ventura County

The dangerous silence in higher education

November 10, 2018 9:13 am

I suggested that more balance was needed in academic programming. Within hours, my office door and surrounding corridor was vandalized

Trump: leader of America, master of English

November 10, 2018 8:33 am

Finding the words to explain Trump’s language

Wig-snatching and ‘hate crime’ in Hollywood

November 9, 2018 2:53 pm

In the end a judge will finally decide whether the wig-snatcher of North Hollywood was acting on anti-Semitic impulses

It costs nothing to be polite

November 7, 2018 6:43 pm

What inspired the African American anti-Semite of Brooklyn Heights?

Did Brian Kemp really steal the Georgia governorship?

November 7, 2018 11:03 am

Accusations that the secretary of state mishandled tens of thousands of voter registrations are sure to persist

In Michigan, Elissa Slotkin aims squarely for the middle

November 6, 2018 1:02 pm

She is testing the theory of appealing to the mythical moderate suburban Republican

Will Jon Tester win in Montana?

November 6, 2018 12:14 pm

A close race in the last best place

Life & Arts Podcast: Heather Mac Donald on pandering to race and gender, and how it corrupts the university

November 6, 2018 5:24 am

This week on the Spectator USA Life & Arts podcast, I’m casting the pod with Heather Mac Donald. A scholar…

Will the Blue Wave hit a red wall in New Mexico?

November 5, 2018 3:11 pm

New Mexico is a state like no other

Rumors of war in Virginia

November 5, 2018 11:35 am

The memory of the Civil War helped make Woodrow Wilson the ambivalent wartime leader he proved to be

‘Trump hasn’t turned out to be the disaster his enemies predicted’: Jordan Peterson at Cambridge

November 5, 2018 10:37 am

Backstage at the Union the individualist’s individualist is readying himself for a possible avalanche of groupthink snowflakery

Tech doesn’t have a gender problem

November 2, 2018 9:53 am

How can tech employers be expected to hunt for female recruits when few women have chosen to acquire relevant qualifications?

The woke go broke

November 2, 2018 8:16 am

What’s the connection between shrinking profits and being vocally progressive?

A love letter to Brooklyn Heights

November 1, 2018 10:23 pm

The ideal city living is the village life

Georgia and the nationalization of state elections

November 1, 2018 1:49 pm

Brian Kemp would have to win by several percentage points to quash claims his margin of victory was exceeded by the number of allegedly suppressed Abrams voters

In New Hampshire, smoking saved my life

November 1, 2018 10:22 am

A close encounter with a hunter’s bullet