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Trump fans spread the message at a rally in Mobile, August 21.

Traitor to His Class

Nothing is more terrifying to the elite than Trump’s embrace of a tangible American nationalism

BY JULIUS KREIN

September 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48

Jason Seiler

What’s the Deal with Trump?

Cleaning up elections, beating up corporations

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

September 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48

Animal House

Of Frats and Men

Ganging up on the Greek system

BY CHARLOTTE ALLEN

August 24 - August 31, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 47

Coates at the University of Virginia, January 22, 2015

Civil Whites

Why are critics so deferential to the radicalism of Ta-Nehisi Coates?

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

August 17, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 46

Family Business

Family Business

The difficulty with dynasties

BY NOEMIE EMERY

August 17, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 46

AP

The Guns of August 1990

A quarter-century after Saddam’s invasion of Kuwait, we still haven’t learned the right lessons from that war

BY VANCE SERCHUK

August 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45

Gary Locke

Consistently Wrong

The president’s happy talk and sad results

BY MAX BOOT

August 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45

Illinois union members and public employees protest pension cuts and facilities

The Next Greece?

Unsustainable public debt closer to home

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Steve Brundage

Crowded Field of Dreams

The state of the Republican race

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

August 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44

Taking Down The Confederate Flag In South Carolina

It Still Matters

The American Civil War, that is

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Iran Deal

How Will We Know?

The coming Iran intelligence failure

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

July 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Now, not so much.

Greece Monkeys

The European Union is bailing itself out, not the Greeks

BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

NEWSCOM

Giving Thomas His Due

The justice who stands alone

BY DAN MCLAUGHLIN

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Melissa Klein chats with a customer prior  to her bakery’s closure, February 5,

Free to Shut Up

The collision of religious liberty and gay rights in Oregon

BY MARK HEMINGWAY

July 20, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 42

Sunnis displaced from the city of Ramadi by invading Islamic State fighters arri

Are We Better Off Now?

Looking back at the Iraq war

BY NOEMIE EMERY

July 6 - July 13, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41

Last day of school, circa 1955

Dressing Up

The only commencement speech you’ll ever need

BY HARVEY MANSFIELD

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Jason Seiler

The Hillary Paradox

Pity the woman’s admirers

BY ANDREW FERGUSON

June 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40

Ken Dun

You Will Be Assimilated

The same-sex marriage bait-and-switch

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

Don Guardian, spreading his gospel of renewal

Saving Atlantic City

A mayor who thinks small may be the answer

BY ELI LEHRER

June 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39

A picket line at California State University, East Bay,  in Hayward, California,

The Fall of Big State U

Is big government killing our public universities?

BY JAMES PIERESON

June 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

Weapons training in a residential neighborhood in Gaza

Attorneys at War

Inside an elite Israeli military law unit

BY WILLY STERN

June 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38

Dissident Akbar Ganji in Tehran, May 30, 2005

Transformational Diplomacy

Can a nuclear deal change Iran?

BY REUEL MARC GERECHT

June 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37

A pro-Hobby Lobby rally in Chicago, June 30, 2014

Obama’s Reformation

He urged—and then forced—a conversation about religion and democracy

BY ADAM J. WHITE

June 8, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 37

Bernie Sanders calling for tuition-free  higher education, May 19, 2015

Not Ready for Hillary

Bernie Sanders is no joke

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

June 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36

Thomas Fluharty

Slow Release

A few more documents from the bin Laden raid are finally revealed. They do not flatter the judgment of the Obama administration.

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES and THOMAS JOSCELYN

June 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36

A Dad’s Life

A Dad’s Life

On fatherhood, manliness, and failure

BY JONATHAN V. LAST

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

Michael Morell

The Spin Never Stops

Michael Morell’s memoir doesn’t come clean on the Benghazi debacle

BY STEPHEN F. HAYES

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

AP / Barry Thumma

House of the Stacked Deck of Cards

The privilege of being Hillary Clinton

BY NOEMIE EMERY

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35

NEWSCOM

The Unassailable Virtue of Victims

On the rise of Hillary Clinton and other underdogs

BY JOSEPH EPSTEIN

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

Repression at work: The CCP assembles, March 8, 2015.

Toward a Free and Democratic China

Overhauling U.S. strategy in Asia

BY DAN BLUMENTHAL and WILLIAM INBODEN

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34

New York City protester, April 29, 2010

The Late Great Market

Capitalism unmoored from the codes of behavior assumed by Adam Smith cannot survive

BY IRWIN M. STELZER

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33

Gas!

The Forbidden Weapon

One hundred years of gas warfare

BY GEOFFREY NORMAN

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33

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