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Jonathan Kay

Jonathan Kay

Jonathan Kay is Managing Editor for Comment at Canada's National Post newspaper, and the author of Among The Truthers (HarperCollins, 2011). He is a fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington, D.C.

Last week, Jonathan Tobin used this space to criticize the 92nd Street Y—that “venerable Jewish institution”—for hosting Alice Walker in a dialogue with Vagina Monologues...

The world is full of anti-American prophets. Yet none is quite so influential, and maddeningly odd, as Noam Chomsky. On one hand, no other living...

In Ishmael’s House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands By Martin Gilbert Yale, 448 pages When Israeli planes smashed Egyptian airfields in the opening hours of the Six-Day...

Street Wise Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street By Michael Davis Viking, 384 pages, $27.95 The story of how a group of high-minded New York liberals created...

Post Modern Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners by Laura Claridge Random House. 544 pp. $30.00 Emily Post (1872-1960) is an American literary...

Sweden on the Potomac The Case for Big Government by Jeff Madrick Princeton. 224 pp. $22.95 For the last 30 years, “big government” has been a term of...

Cold Facts Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist’s Guide to Global Warming By Bjorn Lomborg Knopf. 272 pp. $21.00 Among its fevered champions, the campaign against global warming has come...

A Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein Metropolitan. 558 pages. $28.00 Just a month before Naomi Klein published No Logo in...

State of the Union The Future of Marriage by David Blankenhorn Encounter. 260 pages. $25.95 Just a generation ago, the idea of same-sex couples entering state-recognized marriages seemed inconceivable....

Organization Man The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the UN in the Era of American World Power by James Traub Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 442 pp. $26.00 Sixty-two years after...

What Terrorists Want: Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat by Louise Richardson Random House. 312 pp. $25.95 On August 14, 1969, Great Britain deployed its army to Northern...

Crunchy Cons: How Birkenstocked Burkeans, gun-loving organic gardeners, evangelical free-range farmers, hip homeschooling mamas, right-wing nature lovers, and their diverse tribe of countercultural conservatives plan...