Summer 2007
Myron Magnet
Elite hypocrisy, gangsta culture, and failure in black America

Cities and Terror

Judith Miller
Cops in New York and Los Angeles offer America two models for preventing another 9/11.
John Robb
Systems disruption, networked gangs, and bioweapons
Steven Malanga
States and cities are selling their roads, bridges, and airports for eye-popping sums.
Arthur C. Brooks
Not income equality, but mobility and opportunity

War and Peace Studies

Victor Davis Hanson
Military history teaches us about honor, sacrifice, and the inevitability of conflict.
Bruce Bawer
An anti-Western movement touts dictators, advocates appeasement—and gains momentum.
Nicole Gelinas
Carbon trading, the increasingly accepted answer to global warming, will cost far more than we’re being told.
David Gratzer
Socialized medicine has meant rationed care and lack of innovation. Small wonder Canadians are looking to the market.
Sol Stern
Lauded in the press, Bloomberg’s education reforms are proving more spin than substance. Parents are losing patience.

Urbanities

Heather Mac Donald
Can the Met stand firm against the trashy productions of trendy nihilists?

Soundings

Fred Siegel
Is reform finally coming to a corrupt city?
Steven Malanga
Not today’s—and they drive away low-wage American workers.
Jonathan Butcher, Jay P. Greene, Brian Kisida
Why have we stopped naming schools after great public figures?
Theodore Dalrymple
A modest proposal, or a radical plot?

Departments

Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
Tony Blair’s domestic legacy: corruption and the erosion of liberty
Lansing Diarist
Jerry Weinberger