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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?

boeing 747

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

rbg mourning

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

capital letter

Could Trump save the capital letter?

September 17, 2020 12:18 pm

The first alphabets solely comprised capitals

house of lords lord

Peerless: what it’s like to become a lord

September 17, 2020 10:50 am

I believe I am Etchingham’s third peer, though the first to take its name

boycott

The sanctimony of the celebrity Facebook boycott

September 17, 2020 9:38 am

Not posting on social media for a day is hardly a sacrifice, nor is it a particularly successful strategy

joe biden

Hiding Biden from tough questions hurts him more than it helps him

September 16, 2020 5:52 pm

The media’s softballs set the former VP up for a fall

novel

J.K. Rowling’s latest novel isn’t ‘transphobic’

September 16, 2020 5:29 am

She makes no attempt to nudge the reader towards today’s arguments about women-only spaces

liberalism

Is liberalism really a mental illness?

September 15, 2020 7:22 pm

Getting right in the head

hagrid

Hagrid was a Death Eater all along

September 15, 2020 2:00 pm

We should all buy J.K. Rowlings new book and burn it

harry perry robinson

Never a dull sentence: the journalism of Harry Perry Robinson

September 15, 2020 8:58 am

Escape Artist: The Nine Lives of Harry Perry Robinson by Joseph McAleer reviewed