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race

In November 1995, COMMENTARY published a symposium called "The National Prospect" in which dozens of writers offered their view of America's possible future. I just...

This is yuuge. Beginning January 1, 2019, the Trump administration will require hospitals and outpatient clinics to publicly post their prices for surgeries and other medical procedures,...
straws

Few things are as illustrative of the liberal predicament as the extremely recent moral panic over the threat posed by plastic drinking straws. Not only...
wework

At some point in recent decades—I couldn’t pinpoint the exact moment—corporate America turned itself into an organ of liberal nannyism and virtue signaling. No longer...
abortion

As Americans gird themselves for the sound and fury of a Supreme Court confirmation “fight,” they should prepare to hear one poll-tested expression repeated with...
unions

The Supreme Court struck a grievous blow to union power on Wednesday by ruling that public service workers who do not wish to join a union cannot be...
misogyny

When the nation’s attention is captured by an episode of blatant racial hatred or primitive bigotry and that episode turns out to be a hoax—an...
asian-americans

The New York Times editorial board has weighed in on admissions to some of New York’s most selective public high schools, including Stuyvesant High School,...
maxine waters

On paper, Republicans are well positioned to withstand the headwinds that accompany their party’s first midterm election—an election to be held while the GOP is...
Affirmative Action

Last Friday, the New York Times revealed that a lawsuit targeting Harvard University claims the school has systematically discriminated against minorities. That is, one particular...
anthony bourdain

Over the last decade, the culinary arts have become something of a spectator sport. Cooking on television was once the province of daytime chat shows...
Devin nunes

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes recently found himself in an uncomfortable position: on the wrong side of Donald Trump. “We have to move quickly to...