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 November 27, 2017


Notable & Quotable: Jonathan Haidt on Identity Politics

“Every situation is analyzed in terms of the bad people acting to preserve their power and privilege over the good people. This is not an education.” Jonathan Haidt delivering the 2017 Wriston Lecture to the Manhattan Institute, November 15th.
The Wall Street Journal
November 25, 2017


Save the SALT Deduction

“Do congressional Republicans and President Trump want to undertake a multitrillion-dollar federal bailout of states and cities?”
By Nicole Gelinas
The New York Times
November 25, 2017

Filling Fed Seats Should Be Trump’s Priority

“President Trump and Congress should move swiftly to nominate and confirm candidates to fill the four vacant Governor positions.”
By Michael T. Belongia, Peter Ireland
November 26, 2017


Playgrounds for Elites

The increasingly left-wing politics of leading U.S. cities clashes with the aspirations of middle-class residents.
By Joel Kotkin, Wendell Cox
City Journal
Autumn 2017 Issue

What Makes a Police Search Seem Reasonable

“Public opinion tends to support [reasonable searches]. We feel safer that the government considers each of us an armed terrorist.”
By Nicole Gelinas
New York Post
November 27, 2017


The Grim Price of De Blasio’s ‘Affordable Housing’ Games

“‘Affordable’ housing may be a great backdrop for a press conference, but it distorts markets and inhibits change.”
By Howard Husock
New York Post
November 25, 2017


The Shakespeareologists

Doctors have long had a fascination with Mankind’s poet—and their inquiries have sometimes taken bizarre turns.
By Theodore Dalrymple
City Journal
Autumn 2017 Issue

Baldwin and Me

South Hadley Diarist
By David Black
City Journal
Autumn 2017 Issue

Maestro of Mar-a-Lago

Joseph Urban’s grandiose aesthetics characterized everything he created—from the Ziegfeld Follies to the Winter White House.
By Stefan Kanfer
City Journal Online
November 24, 2017


When the Heavyweight Champions Ruled America

City Journal managing editor Paul Beston joins Matthew Hennessey to discuss Paul’s new book, The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring.
Released on November 1, 2017


City Journal
Autumn 2017 

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