City Journal
De Blasio and Cities Without Civitas
October 18th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Despite his limited energies, New York’s mayor will likely try to fashion himself into a plausible presidential candidate.
The ';Science'; Behind Implicit Bias
October 17th, 2017, 07:34 PM
When HUD Can Help
October 17th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Federal intervention can overcome dysfunction in public housing, but only if such assistance is limited and results-based.
A War on Poverty That Would Work
October 16th, 2017, 07:34 PM
The obsession with income inequality misses the point: jobs are the answer.
Well-Heeled Fliers Against Air-Traffic Reform
October 16th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Corporate-jet and private-plane trade groups like the current system just fine—no matter how much it costs ordinary passengers.
Can the Parties Survive?
October 15th, 2017, 07:34 PM
A dialogue on the forces threatening to blow apart the Democratic and Republican coalitions
Standing on the Shoulders of Diversocrats
October 14th, 2017, 07:34 PM
The mania to achieve racial and gender equity in the hard sciences and tech will hurt American competitiveness.
Fostering the Habit of Giving
October 12th, 2017, 07:34 PM
The best way to increase charitable activity is to let people keep more disposable income.
Print Prophets of the Free Market
October 12th, 2017, 07:34 PM
The <em>Wall Street Journal</em>’s editorial pages have maintained fundamental principles—and remarkable influence.
The Unfunniest Senator
October 11th, 2017, 07:34 PM
You’d never know that Al Franken once told jokes for a living.
What Happened to Memoirs?
October 10th, 2017, 07:34 PM
An acerbic Gallic take on Hillary Clinton’s book
October 10th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Paul Beston is managing editor of City Journal and the author of The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring. David Black is a prize-winning novelist, journalist, screenwriter, television producer, and a scholar-in-residence at Kirkla
October 10th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Recriminations To the editor: The authors’ arguments hold up in the case of violent offenders, but what about those who are incarcerated because of drug offenses?
In Prospect
October 10th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Few academic theories have caught on more widely in recent years than that of “implicit bias”—the notion that, buried in the American unconscious, prejudicial instincts lead us to favor whites over other races, especially blacks.
Are We All Unconscious Racists?
October 10th, 2017, 07:34 PM
No: there’s scant evidence to support the trendy implicit-bias theory.
The Weinstein Silence
October 9th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Liberal entertainers laud themselves for “speaking truth to power”—so long as the targets are safe.
Destroying the Neighborhood to Save It
October 9th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Anti-gentrification activists in Boyle Heights despise even their natural allies.
Year of Atonement
October 8th, 2017, 07:34 PM
For Harvey Weinstein, the best opportunity for forgiveness will have to wait until 2018.
Trump-and Tocqueville?
October 7th, 2017, 07:34 PM
For all his bluster, the president has championed values that built America, as Tocqueville saw it.
Neoliberalism and New York
October 5th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Three books assess the mayoralties of Bill de Blasio and Michael Bloomberg.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Socialist Version
October 5th, 2017, 07:34 PM
A revisionist biography fails to convince in its portrait of the American novelist as a serious critic of market capitalism.
The Devil's in the Diction
October 4th, 2017, 07:34 PM
The vague terms that populate our political discourse encourage lazy and often deeply biased thinking.
Re-civilize the Streets
October 4th, 2017, 07:34 PM
Crime is down, but Mayor de Blasio deserves little credit.
Public Health, Vaping, and More
October 3rd, 2017, 07:34 PM
The Unanswerable
October 3rd, 2017, 07:34 PM
We’ll never find satisfying explanations for Stephen Paddock’s evil, though it is human nature to try.