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Socialism

Trayon White, the Washington D.C. councilman who earned national scorn last month when he blamed this winter’s persistent snow on the work of a shadowy...
social justice

The ubiquitous coffeehouse chain Starbucks is at the center of a scandal—the familiar kind fueled by new media’s obsessive litigation of grievances that have a...
Roseanne

Roseanne is poor again. That’s good news for her, and for ABC: Nearly 30 million people now have watched the first episode of her rebooted...
student

A surprising number of my acquaintances have precocious children. On social media, I have seen ninety-nine variations of “my six-year-old and I were watching the...
Sinclair Broadcast Group

You can blame Sinclair Broadcast Group for the latest bout of Democratic cultural and political anxiety. Center-left observers are confronting what is for them a...
black lives matter

The revival of Roseanne Barr's early 1990s sitcom has been hailed as a cultural phenomenon, and not just because it generated big ratings for network...
Shulkin

Outgoing Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin wants you to know that it wasn’t his fault. It seems he will not go quietly, though he...
gun control

In April of 1999, when two Colorado teenagers tried to kill as many of their classmates as they could, I was a junior in high...
driver-less cars

As long as mankind has possessed the capacity to innovate, it has also been able to scare itself half to death. Technology is disruptive; it seems...
Elizabeth Warren

There is a bill moving through the Senate that would raise the assets threshold for the approximately two dozen banks that are subject to "enhanced...
monica lewinsky

As a 22-year-old, Monica Lewinsky was not exactly a good role model for female teens and twenty-somethings. The affair, though certainly more a negative reflection...
Russia

Last week, Robert Mueller’s probe established with legal precision the methods Russian nationals used to sow chaos and dissension in 2016. Moscow’s efforts ranged from...