Louis Armstrong arrives in Milan on a USIA tour (1959).

The Picture of America

To see ourselves as others see us, diplomatically.

Feb 17, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 22 • By SAM SCHULMAN

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ELEANOR BENTALL

Rise of a Free School

Toby Young’s astonishing second career as an education reformer

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38

Cameron and Merkel

The World’s Dumbest Conservatives

How to turn a successful majority coalition into a perpetual election-losing machine

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10

A billboard advertising death

Last Rights

You can have the ‘right to die’—once you surrender all the others

Nov 12, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 09

Photo of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

We Who Are About to Bug Out Salute You

The liberal habit of sanctimonious betrayal, from Reconstruction to Afghanistan.

May 14, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 33

Photo of Geert Wilders during his hate-speech trial

So Sorry

The old story: European politician gets in trouble, helps the Jews.

Feb 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 21

Photo of Nicolas Sarkozy

Vive la Différence

Are France’s more centrist politics better than ours (and not just for the sex)?

Sep 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 01

Frenemies of Free Speech

Frenemies of Free Speech

The damage that benevolent censors do.

Mar 21, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 26

Holocaust Hegemony

Holocaust Hegemony

. . . and its moral pitfalls.

Jan 3, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 16

Elaine Kaufman, 1929-2010

Elaine Kaufman, 1929-2010

Elaine and the women.

4:40 PM, Dec 6, 2010

Pretentiousness Kills

Pretentiousness Kills

Lessons from the corrupt prosecution of Geert Wilders

Nov 22, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 10

At Least He Isn't a Traitor to His Class

The all-too-familiar story of W. Kendall Myers.

Jun 22, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 38

The Worst Thing About Gay Marriage

It isn't going to work.

Jun 1, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 35

Honor Killing, American-Style

What science and Roe v. Wade made possible has become virtually mandatory among our self-anointed elites.

Apr 13, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 29

President Hamlet

After a youth spent as the indulged and inevitable prince, he has become the king that Hamlet would have been had he enjoyed the services of Axelrod and Plouffe, instead of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.

Mar 9, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 24

The Art of Bailouts

Another asset class in deep doodoo.

Feb 9, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 19

The Classic Triad Strikes Again

Clinton the Forerunner, Bush the Master, Obama the Decadent.

Feb 2, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 19

Elites, and Those Who Love Them

A debate that won't go away.

Jan 5, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 16

Class Will Tell

Why is Bill Ayers a respectable member of the upper middle class and Sarah Palin contemptible?

Oct 27, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 07

Losing the Plot

Suffering the consequences of the Narrative bacillus.

Oct 13, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 05

The Obama Girls' School Days

The joys of private education.

Sep 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 02

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