Ethan Epstein

Assistant Editor
Look, poverty!

Don’t Go There

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN



Earl Blumenauer

Blumenauer vs. Beer

Why does Portland’s congressman vilify one of Oregon’s most successful industries?

1:59 PM, Jun 3, 2014


Stupid Google Tricks

A map of Internet searches that tells us...absolutely nothing.

3:08 PM, Apr 30, 2014


Philistine in Chief

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22

Barack Obama speaks about national security 2009-05-21

Anti-Intellectual Obama

The president takes an unwarranted shot at art history.

12:22 PM, Jan 31, 2014

Thomas Fluharty

What Catastrophe?

MIT’s Richard Lindzen, the unalarmed climate scientist

Jan 13, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 17

Kim Jong Eun

The Irony of Kim's Cruelty

10:48 AM, Dec 13, 2013

The People’s Republic of . . . Shanghai?

Misreading reading scores.

9:14 AM, Dec 3, 2013

A Prisoner in Pyongyang

Merrill Newman’s reminder: don’t go to North Korea.

2:46 PM, Dec 2, 2013


The Cocaine Commissioner

Is Jeff Cogen Portland's Weiner or Portland's Ford?

1:59 PM, Nov 11, 2013

Unify with China? Hear my three ‘No’s!

How Many Chinas Are There?

A question that continues to roil Taiwan.

Nov 11, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 09


Portland C’est Moi, Part Deux

Steve Novick strikes again.

4:03 PM, Oct 22, 2013


The Other End of the Line

Ethan Epstein, cold caller.

Oct 14, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 06

A Palm Springs wind farm

Blowin’ in the Wind

How many times must a bald eagle die?

Sep 30, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 04


Cogen's End

'Portland's Weiner' resigns.

3:49 PM, Sep 6, 2013

Foggy Bottum

State Department Spox Calls North Korea the ‘DPRK’

Joins China Daily, Pravda, and KCNA.

4:03 PM, Aug 30, 2013


Portland, C'est Moi

1:10 PM, Aug 9, 2013

Janet Yellen

Did Janet Yellen Predict the Recession?

No, no, and no.

12:31 PM, Jul 31, 2013


Thank You for Not Vaping

The irrational hostility to e-cigarettes.

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44

jeff cogen

Portland’s Weiner: A Sex Scandal Grows in Oregon (Updated)

Details of county chief’s sordid affair with subordinate emerge.

10:08 AM, Jul 25, 2013

Korean Cover-Up

Did South Korea’s former president destroy a damning document?

1:47 PM, Jul 23, 2013

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Ethan Epstein is an assistant editor at The Weekly Standard. He's also written for the Wall Street JournalSlateCity Journal, and other publications. He holds a BA in history from Reed College.

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