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A critique of a movement that is winning new recruits among politicians and on college campuses—a movement that appeals to the widespread loathing of pornography, that promotes a view of men as lubricious brutes, and that has united authoritarians on the left and the right in an assault on free speech
Why Europe has been reluctant to intervene
A city that protects its thriving, civil core
The elementary and junior high schools of East Harlem have been held up by many educators and politicians as models, and as proof that allowing parents to choose their children’s schools is the key to improved performance. Many of the achievements in East Harlem are real, the author finds, but the reasons for them are not always apparent—and not always faced up to by educators
It’s time to confront a pernicious form of protectionism
On the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Czar’s downfall, a question: Was there really a Russian Revolution?