007 Turns 60

James Bond, the man “licensed to kill” and living in a world of ruthless psychopaths who deserve to be killed, appears to be on a new kind of precipice. 

Race Huckstering in America

Patrisse Cullors’ personal corruption and the malign organization she helps to run are surely better understood as a symptom of a diseased republic than as a revolutionary vanguard. 

What the Hell, and Worse

America contains multitudes. And even if we don’t have a truly common language, it pays to know how truly common our language can be.

Very Fine People

These are the times that try men’s souls. Some will be found wanting. Others will come through with a pure and noble wrath.

Counterfeit Civics

“Educating for American Democracy” is the return of Common Core under a new label, this time applied to history and civics. America can only restore its civics education by rejecting EAD.

Nikole Hannah-Jones at the Summit

The Pulitzer Prize-winning force behind “The 1619 Project” has begun the descent that favored radicals of the past such as Rigoberta Menchú suffered after people began to scrutinize their claims.

Jon Westling, R.I.P.

Among his favorite sayings was the Latin tag, An nescis, mi fili, quantilla prudentia mundus regatur? (“Do you not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?”)

Joseph Epstein, In Brief

To think that a single op-ed could elicit such an effluence of opinion and such a diluvium of print is to recognize that Epstein, who will turn 84 in January, has lost none of his touch.

The Molotov Diploma

The radicalization we see in the streets of American cities and the radicalization of American college students may look like two separate things. But they are not.

The 1619 Project and Its Critics

Nikole Hannah-Jones ought to step up, be courageous, and debate the historians with whom she disagrees. They’re waiting. All historical claims, particularly those with as wide-reaching and radical ramifications as these, must be discussed and scrutinized by trained scholars.

U Need a Shine?

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A Million-Dollar Punch

President Trump on March 2 announced he would issue an executive order addressing free speech on college and university campuses. The order itself hasn’t been […]