Washington DC

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Why Joe Biden’s America loves a lockdown

April 24, 2020 7:24 am

The divide between the professional and servant classes has never been more stark

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The haunting beauty of empty cities

April 6, 2020 6:24 pm

Deserted modern cities are usually the realm of post-apocalyptic sci-fi movies. Now, many of us live in them

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Joe Biden and the vanished political age

March 30, 2020 1:24 pm

The ghost of Washington past

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In quarantine, we’re all tradwives

March 19, 2020 4:18 pm

Homemaking skills come in handy during a pandemic

Coughing crotchety codgers at a dull DC coronavirus debate

March 15, 2020 10:01 pm

Joe Biden decided to put the nation at ease by coughing twice throughout his first answer about the coronavirus

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Urbino legend

February 26, 2020 12:58 pm

The chance of a lifetime for lovers of Raphael

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Cyrus the Great

February 22, 2020 8:17 am

A night at Blues Alley with the mighty Chestnut

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Cat cafés mix business with pleasure

February 16, 2020 1:44 pm

Paws-itively purr-fect

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Standing up to eat is the new line in dining in DC

January 22, 2020 1:26 pm

Who’s footing the bill?

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Good riddance to the Newseum

December 31, 2019 6:07 am

The shrine to the importance of ‘journalism’ was doomed from the outset

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Transparent spirit: craft distilling has come to Washington DC big time

November 27, 2019 5:02 pm

Everything at One Eight Distilling is good. The vodka is somehow bearable. The rye is melt-your-face fantastic

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Washington in winter

November 27, 2019 4:21 pm

The city is quiescent if you compare it to London during Brexit, or New York or Rome during anything

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E-scooters are a wretched species to be introduced into the urban ecosystem

November 23, 2019 8:07 am

DC is the Wild West of e-scooterdom: there are just too many operating here

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How do you make the most ‘quintessentially English’ magazine work in the US?

November 11, 2019 12:51 pm

Launches and liquid lunches in New York and Washington

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Andy Ngo decries Antifa ‘ideology’ in DC

November 8, 2019 9:26 pm

He said ‘violence is a feature, not a bug’ of their behavior

The British are still coming: Spectator celebrates print launch with party in DC

October 4, 2019 6:49 pm

Chairman Andrew Neil and his wife Susan Nilsson welcomed a motley congregation of hacks, insiders, outsiders, and conceited limeys who think they know best

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The media’s forgotten protest

September 25, 2019 10:35 am

How influential was Amy Siskind’s impeachment march?

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The future of conservatism was decided at the Catholic University of America

September 6, 2019 3:00 pm

Dipping All Around the World was deeply intellectually stimulating

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John Kerry’s think tank leaves its heart in Havana

August 31, 2019 9:12 am

What might repair the US’s relationship with Cuba?

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The progressive crusade for DC statehood

July 19, 2019 12:43 pm

Local advocates are skeptical of Democrats running away with the issue

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The new nationalism is here

July 16, 2019 12:45 pm

And Peter Thiel and Tucker Carlson are its stars.

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Trump’s ‘Salute to America’ is the perfect fusion of capitalism and patriotism

July 2, 2019 12:53 pm

Converting July 4 into a commercial event is a masterstroke

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Biden schmoozes at DC Republican haunt

June 11, 2019 3:15 pm

Democratic candidate interrupts Cockburn’s dinner at DC’s notorious Cafe Milano

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Government isn’t working because politics isn’t working

January 16, 2019 11:51 am

From Washington to London, the anxiety about the status quo is the same

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