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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 would be at the literal bottom of the list

Stan Lee made comic books great again

November 13, 2018 5:42 am

The Marvel editor-in-chief turned the superhero world upside down by introducing ironic detachment and human foibles

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

The Marie Colvin biopic is a study in compulsion

November 11, 2018 3:40 pm

A Private War reviewed

Hitler, a hundred years ago

November 11, 2018 3:19 pm

As World War One ended, a slender 29-year-old German dispatch runner named Adolf Hitler lay in a military hospital in Pomerania

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

All hail Dan Crenshaw on SNL: sharing jokes beats confected outrage!

November 11, 2018 7:55 am

Credit to SNL for inviting the veteran on. Well done also to that troll-doll-with-a-tape-worm, Pete Davidson, who ain't so bad

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

They say it’s your birthday? It’s my birthday too, yeah!

November 9, 2018 12:13 pm

The White Album is reissued at 50

The ignorant hounding of Roger Scruton

November 8, 2018 3:48 pm

A very stupid outrage campaign is underway to stop the philosopher from taking an unpaid British government post

Thanks to Making a Murderer, Wisconsin’s bovine incompetence has been exposed

November 8, 2018 3:11 pm

How long do the state authorities think they can get away with it?

It costs nothing to be polite

November 7, 2018 6:43 pm

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

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 at the Manhattan Institute, Heather is the author of The Diversity Delusion: How Race and…

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

Axios on HBO: dumb TV for people who think they’re smart

November 4, 2018 10:09 pm

It feels like a media Democrat’s idea of a shot for the sweet spot and the middle ground

A bitter kind of greatness

November 4, 2018 4:53 pm

The Other Side of the Wind reviewed

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?

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