Spring 2005
Kay S. Hymowitz
Bill Cosby is right: the problem is the parents.
Heather Mac Donald
More and more, African-American iconoclasts reject victimology and embrace American possibility.
Myron Magnet
The president understands that opportunity is the best poverty program.
Stanley Kurtz
Even if the differences are cultural, rather than biological, they are ineradicable.
Steven Malanga
The Bush administration is right to put the community-development block grant out of its misery.
Nicole Gelinas
Gotham’s critical lifeline is a wreck.
Steven Malanga
Pols should get out of the free market’s way.
Edward Feser
The push to let convicts vote is wrong on fact and on principle.

Urbanities

Soundings

Myron Magnet
1919–2005
Steven Malanga
The trendy economist extends his creative-class humbug to the world economy.
Brian C. Anderson
The liberal media’s power continues to shrink, as the the new media’s grows.
Ryan Sager
Amistad Academy shows how good public schools could be.
Stefan Kanfer
An ugly tradition continues at Columbia University.

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
Calcutta Diarist
Theodore Dalrymple