Magazine July 29, 2019, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The Canadian newspaper the National Post reports, “Ancient life awakens amid thawing ice caps and permafrost.” Good news for Joe Biden.

• One of the strangest issues to arise in the first round of Democratic debates was forced busing. Senator Kamala Harris brought it up, in order to flay Joe Biden for his opposition to it as a young politician in Delaware in the early Seventies. Forced busing was a mad combination of sociological scientism and judicial overreach. Did black children suffer at substandard public schools? Why not improve the schools then, rather than shipping the children elsewhere? Was their

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After Harvey Mansfield’s disinvitation from Concordia University, a professor writes in to NR to clarify. Plus, Fred Schwartz on baseball.
The Week

The Week

The Canadian newspaper the National Post reports, ‘Ancient life awakens amid thawing ice caps and permafrost.’ Good news for Joe Biden.
Athwart

Girth Dearth

According to the Left, it is bad to stigmatize the mentally ill, but unless you have the proper opinions on social issues, you have a mental illness.

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