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The post that ends the Trump presidency

September 28, 2020 4:33 pm

At last, weve got him

antifa

Antifa made me Christian

September 28, 2020 3:50 pm

If religion is opium, Marxism is crystal meth

suburbs

Rotten apple: New Yorkers are fleeing to the suburbs

September 28, 2020 3:30 pm

The tradesmen have never been busier, sprucing up houses to New York tastes. White everything, I’m told

jamie oliver

Why is Jamie Oliver so against freedom of choice?

September 28, 2020 3:08 pm

Though the US has different standards on food production from the EU, there is no convincing evidence that they are worse

foreign correspondent

A lament for the foreign correspondent’s house — and his hospitality

September 27, 2020 11:42 am

He claimed to love riots, and I have no trouble believing it

zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg’s quest for redemption

September 26, 2020 11:01 am

The new Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ is an attempt to prove that he is not above accountability and is responsive to criticism

mistress

The art of being a mistress

September 26, 2020 7:50 am

Nobody ever wins when dealing with the Saudis, and Juan Carlos was no exception

blackness

Borrowing Blackness

September 25, 2020 12:22 pm

How much of race in general is performative?

wildfire

How many homes are at extreme risk of wildfire?

September 25, 2020 10:15 am

Texas has the second-highest number of any state

spectator

The Spectator, a British grocery store and cancel culture — a cautionary tale

September 24, 2020 4:13 pm

Companies wisely stay out of party political battles, so why enter the culture wars and disparage a chunk of your customers?

fascism

Fascism: the most abused term in America

September 24, 2020 3:34 pm

I doubt there has ever been a time when fewer actual fascists and actual socialists existed than today

hunter biden

Why is the media downplaying the Hunter Biden story?

September 24, 2020 11:25 am

It’s as if impeachment never happened!

barbara amiel

Barbara Amiel: My memoir has cost me my best friends

September 24, 2020 9:30 am

There is no way to fully convey the god-awful over-the-top Canadian response to COVID

new world

The myth of the ‘stolen country’

September 23, 2020 11:23 pm

What should the Europeans have done with the New World?

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The 747 was the last moment of romance in air travel

September 23, 2020 3:45 pm

From the ground, you almost sensed a 747 before you heard it

1776

1619, 1776 and all that

September 23, 2020 9:35 am

There are many signs, including the announcement of the 1776 Commission, that the conscience of the country is awakening

pagan

The pagan rites of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 22, 2020 2:33 pm

To rest in power is an impossible proposition because those who crave power can never truly be at peace

floral

The problem with pretty floral face masks

September 22, 2020 11:37 am

Why are we prioritizing aspiration over respiration?

amy coney barrett

Who’s afraid of Amy Coney Barrett?

September 21, 2020 2:44 pm

Her views on the Constitution really shouldn’t scare the horses

voting politically homeless

Letters from the politically homeless

September 21, 2020 9:03 am

Almost every Democrat voting for Trump has a story about being ostracized, shamed or losing a friend

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The Cockburn prize for most cringeworthy RBG tweet goes to…

September 19, 2020 2:57 pm

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night caused an instant outpouring of...well, mourning isn’t exactly the right word

amy dorris

Trump’s latest accuser is believable. Thanks to #MeToo, it doesn’t matter

September 18, 2020 4:09 pm

Amy Dorris will not be treated like Tara Reade

margaret court

Andy Murray shouldn’t cancel Margaret Court

September 18, 2020 9:22 am

There is nothing liberal or progressive about insisting that only people who hold to today’s values should be allowed their place in sport

racism

Racism and the destructive power of language

September 17, 2020 3:03 pm

There is a case for saying that racism is the antisocial construct

handbags

Why I’ve given up on handbags

September 17, 2020 12:31 pm

The less you carry, the less you want to carry