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PODCAST: The Placid Hurricane

Is America going off the rails? Sure feels like it this week. We break it down and end at a summer camp in Ontario. Give a listen.

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American Politics Is a Joke

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Fighting Anti-Zionism Slowly, Quietly, and Well

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A Great Museum Dies

Government is the problem.

An enormous cultural tragedy unfolded Sunday night when Brazil’s National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was gutted by fire and largely destroyed. Its priceless collections ranged from paintings and ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian artifacts, to anthropological collections and mineral specimens. The gallery housed one of the oldest skeletons ever found in the Americas. It was also home to a 470,000-volume scientific library, one of the largest in Brazil. Much of it was lost.

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Monica Lewinsky Versus Israeli Media Elites

A missed opportunity.

Following a punchy 15-minute talk about the ravages of online bullying on Monday, Monica Lewinsky took her place alongside star Israeli news anchor, Yonit Levy, for a chat about the issues she has turned into a life mission. The Jerusalem convention hall was packed with A-list political and media types on hand for Ms. Levy’s whopper of an opener.

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