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Donald Trump, Human Nature, and the Craving for Respect

Trump’s popularity raises disconcerting questions not only about American voters but about human nature as well.

A Moving Rock

Social historians of the future are likely to be puzzled by the transportation of a huge rock to the Los Angels County Museum, the publicity surrounding the event and the responses of the crowds of people who observed it. For reasons suggested below, these historians may well include this event among the symptoms of cultural […]

Albanian Phoenix

How the world’s strangest communist regime gave way to liberty.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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