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Nicholas M. Gallagher
Staff Writer, The American Interest.
Europe's War on the Internet
Those Who Can’t, Regulate

Germany adopts, EU considers, new restrictions on internet speech. But is ideology or protectionism to blame?

The President vs. the Mayors
The Sanctuary City Fights Aren’t Going Away

A court ruling in California marks the latest setback for President Trump’s immigration policies.

The Unamerican visa
(H-1)Back to the Drawing Board

President Trump signs measure directing H-1B visa reform. But major problems still remain.

What We're Listening To
The Glory of God and the Refreshing of the Mind

Listening to Bach’s St. John Passion on Good Friday afternoon.

From Buenos Aires
Global Immigration, Then and Now

A visit to “Argentina’s Ellis Island” is a reminder that two major waves of immigration—in the early 20th century and now—were global movements.

Trump's Cabinet
Is AG Sessions a Good Thing for Immigration Reform?

The Senate’s foremost immigration hawk is now Attorney General. Could that be a good thing for pro-immigrant advocates?

America's Game
Pope Francis’ Super Bowl Message and Our Elite-Populist Wars

Anyone who has spent two minutes in policy circles has met the kind of person who flaunts their ignorance of and disdain for football, or “sportball” in general, as badge of honor. These people are educated fools.

Trump's Executive Order
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The Refugee Ban and the Holocaust

The foreign policy failures of the Obama years are father to Trump’s callous treatment of refugees.

Pres. Trump's Wall
Nemesis Comes for the Immigration Reformers

President Trump’s executive order reveals a generational failure in governance.

Wet Foot Dry Foot
President Obama’s Cynical Cuban Refugee Ploy

The President’s change in policy toward Cuban refugees seems to have more basis in domestic politics than international relations.

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retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.

RIP

We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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