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Putin plans to make the West destroy itself

July 22, 2020 11:52 pm

Chaos and division is the real goal for Russia

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Am I still friends with Anne Applebaum?

July 22, 2020 11:27 pm

The UK edition of her new book carries the subtitle ‘The Failure of Politics and the Parting of Friends’

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Planned Parenthood finally grapples with Margaret Sanger’s racist past

July 22, 2020 6:01 pm

The admission, while bland, marks the strongest sign to date of a shift in rhetoric for the 103-year-old organization

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Children of a lesser pod

July 22, 2020 4:52 pm

The fashionable alternative to reopening schools defies logic

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Watch: Vivienne Westwood’s bizarre Assange interview

July 22, 2020 1:30 pm

‘You want him in concrete, don’t you?’

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Yard envy

July 22, 2020 11:46 am

Lockdown has cruelly exposed my shortcomings

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Silence isn’t violence

July 22, 2020 9:51 am

Why escapism is better than utopianism

kamau marshall

Biden’s comms director doesn’t hate women — but he does suck at his job

July 21, 2020 5:54 pm

What would you expect from a Director of Strategic Communications?

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Let’s ignore online petitions

July 21, 2020 5:43 pm

Trader Joe’s rebrands a product line after fewer than 2,000 complaints

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Fact-checking the New Yorker fact-checkers

July 21, 2020 4:12 pm

Esteemed magazine claims ‘two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 15 and 34’ treated in ER rooms suffered injuries inflicted by police or security guards

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The crumbling lawsuit against Fox News

July 21, 2020 3:27 pm

The latest claims against the network are riddled with basic factual errors

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LA Times thirsts after ‘Naked Athena’

July 21, 2020 8:58 am

It’s getting hot under Richard Read’s face mask

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Do Democrats want Trump to deny the election outcome?

July 20, 2020 5:35 pm

Progressive politicians have fetishized the idea for decades

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The bourgeois class is the most cowardly and easily intimidated in history

July 20, 2020 2:14 pm

The alliance between the Intelligentsia and the Cave Anarchists, while informal, is also entirely natural and indeed inevitable

whining

The weaponization of whining

July 20, 2020 12:45 pm

A crack in The Narrative? A glimmer of sanity? Maybe. Well, not really

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We’re all thought criminals now

July 19, 2020 11:09 am

If someone is accused of being racist or transphobic they are rarely given a chance to defend themselves

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What angry young French men want

July 19, 2020 10:37 am

As I bought the drinks, Didier told me that voluntary euthanasia was in and casino capitalism out

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Godfrey’s Race to Dinner

July 19, 2020 10:23 am

Your vanilla voice is not welcome. Your low-pigment opinions are invalid

social justice

The truth according to social justice

July 18, 2020 2:31 pm

How the progressive left aligned itself with postmodernism

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The mob mentality of the elite

July 18, 2020 1:57 pm

Wagner believed that Nietzsche went bonkers on account of an excess of masturbation. If that’s true, many present types should be in the nuthouse

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The dawn of the sex pest celebrity

July 17, 2020 2:28 pm

Why can’t the famous stop thrusting their sexuality on us?

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Is this the sanest debate on race yet?

July 17, 2020 12:56 pm

Bret Weinstein assembled a smorgasbord of mostly young African American academics in a fascinating two-hour round table discussion

lauren southern

Should we forgive Lauren Southern?

July 17, 2020 12:27 pm

If she now seeks to return to the public eye with a more compassionate and thoughtful politics — well, good on her

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My advice to Johnny Depp

July 17, 2020 9:51 am

Yes, I know, it looks bad for him right now, and worse is yet to come

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The West’s industrial-sized chicken farms could be as dangerous as any wet market

July 16, 2020 3:28 pm

Chicken: A History from Farmyard to Factory by Paul R. Josephson reviewed