Spring 2011
Radical Graffiti Chic.
Heather Mac Donald
Sponsored by L.A.’s aristocracy, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s new show celebrates vandalism.
The Washington Diet.
Steven Malanga
Following the government’s nutritional advice can make you fat and sick.
The Hudson River Destruction Project.
James Panero
How the EPA is harming nature and ruining communities
Japan, After March 11.
Guy Sorman
The country, resilient as ever, remains Asia’s true power.
The Tappan Zee Is Falling Down.
Nicole Gelinas
Why is New York taking so long to replace a vital bridge?
Land of Delinquents.
Josh Barro
Illinois’ ongoing budget crisis—and how to end it
Revolution in the Square.
Judith Miller
Where will Egypt’s urban uprising lead?
Why Catholic Schools Matter.
Sol Stern and Patrick J. McCloskey
They’re still the best hope for poor, inner-city kids.
The Dawn of Politics.
Adam Kirsch
Francis Fukuyama goes back to the beginning.
California's Secret Government.
Steven Greenhut
Redevelopment agencies blight the Golden State.

Urbanities

The Great Little Madison.
Myron Magnet
In office, the Father of the Constitution turned from ideas to ideology.

Soundings

Charlie Beck, William J. Bratton, George L. Kelling
The dangers of politicized social science
Steven Malanga
Who needs collective bargaining if you’ve got legislators in your pocket?
Ethan Epstein
While traffic congestion stifles Oregon’s economy, environmentalists block upgrades.
Claire Berlinski
Istanbul’s history deserves preservation, but at what cost to development?
André Glucksmann
Arab revolutions remind us that nothing is static or guaranteed.
D. J. Jaffe
A new bill would improve care for the mentally ill.
Troy Senik
The state’s lawmakers are destroying jobs and stunting economic growth.

Departments

Brian C. Anderson
Oh, to be in England
Murder Most Academic.
Theodore Dalrymple
A British Ph.D. candidate puts “homicide studies” into practice.
Diarist
Andrew Klavan