Between 1965 and 1995, out-of-control violent crime was the most salient domestic issue in America. Born from the chaos and upheaval of the Sixties-era cultural revolution, the decades-long crime wave caused untold economic damage to our cities and unleashed waves of misery on the American people. Then the tide began to turn in the 1990s thanks in part to innovative crime-fighting strategies in New York and other large American cities. Crime rates plummeted and many of our cities were reborn. Now, with many of the same failed soft-on-crime policies of the past seeing an encore, it is no coincidence that …
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Books, Arts & Manners
A review of The Viking Heart: How Scandinavians Conquered the World, by Arthur Herman.
It imagines a far-future mankind that travels the stars yet is organized as an empire, within which competing dynastic families vie for supremacy.
A review of The Card Counter, directed by Paul Schrader.
Who says fashion is for the power elite?
If Americans in 2021 are 'united' around anything, it's that they disfavor Joe Biden.
Despite the COVID hysterics who warned you otherwise, a college-football game did not lead to a spike in positive cases.
Biden’s party is making some unfortunate discoveries about him.
‘Black people are not going to stand by, or you will see another uprising,’ BLM NYC co-founder says at Monday protest.
It's been three weeks since Biden's vaccine-mandate announcement, and businesses still don't have a concrete picture for how this will roll out.
'I see the administration wants to fry our agents, he just started a war with Border Patrol,' said one agent.
The week of October 11: a grim cocktail (an energy crunch, inflation, and a supply-chain mess) and much, much more.
The White House Chief Medical Adviser dismissed concerns that he has become a polarizing figure.
Many have criticized the Transportation secretary’s decision to step away from his role for two months while the U.S. has struggled with supply-chain issues.
Fourteen adults and three minors were reportedly abducted by 400 Mawozo, a gang that is well-known for targeting religious groups.
More than any other author, the poet of Stratford informed the writing of the towering British statesman, political leader, and Nobel laureate.
If these are the best of times, why do they hurt so much?