Migrant Dreams and Nightmares

Migrant Dreams and Nightmares

Emma Elliott Freire

On Thursday January 17, news broke in the Netherlands that a Dutch journalist had been expelled from Turkey. Ans Boersma, 31, had been detained the day before in Istanbul when she applied to renew her residence visa.

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Democracy and Infanticide

Democracy and Infanticide

Aaron D. Wolf

During the polar vortex of 2019 the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act had its day in the United States Senate but, thanks to the opposition of Democrats, failed to meet the required number of votes necessary to end debate and call the question.

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The Thousand Faces of “Me”

The Thousand Faces of “Me”

Chilton Williamson, Jr.

n 1976 New York published a lengthy essay, “The ‘Me’ Decade and the Third Great Awakening,” by the reporter and novelist Tom Wolfe, who died last year, aged 88.

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  • Russiagate—a Bright, Shining Lie

    Pat Buchanan | March 26, 2019

    "The Special Counsel's investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia . . . to influence the 2016 US presidential campaign." So stated Attorney General William Barr in his Sunday letter to Congress summarizing the principal findings of the Mueller report.

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  • Liberalism: Collectivist and Conservative

    Edward Shils | March 25, 2019

    I never exchanged a word with Richard Weaver. I knew him because he was a figure at the University of Chicago. I heard that he was a teacher who expected his students to meet a high standard of intellectual probity and rigor; I think that he expected the same of his colleagues.

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  • Ethelred

    Ralph Berry | March 22, 2019

    Ethelred the Unready, once thought of as a star performer in England’s gallery of incompetent rulers, is now seeing his place taken over by Theresa May.

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  • The Pilgrimage of Malcolm Muggeridge

    Sally S. Wright | March 21, 2019

    In the second segment of the several-part BBC documentary on his life, Malcolm Muggeridge smoothed his white feathery hair away from his cherubic face, smiled cryptically, and said in his deep, rolling, gentle English voice, "There's nothing in this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow humans."

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