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Soak the Almost Rich
December 07, 2012

Will no one speak the truth about the upper-middle class?

The Rushdie Affair and the Struggle Against Islamism
December 07, 2012

The persecution of a prophetic novel and a pompous novelist.

Not Everything Must Go
December 05, 2012

Rummaging at the museum felt like paying extra for free-trade coffee or the allegedly organic bananas as Wal-Mart.

Jay Rockefeller’s in Big Trouble in West Virginia—and So Are the Dems
November 29, 2012

It may be a long time before West Virginia votes to send another Democrat to Washington.

Immigration Reform’s Wild-Card Power Broker
November 23, 2012

The night after the presidential election, the news anchors on the Spanish-language network Univision,  Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Selena, began their nightly newscast with something of a celebration. As Ramos opened the broadcast, the screen lit up with the numbers 71 and 27—the share of the Hispanic electorate that voted, respectively, for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The surge in Latino voting was a coup for Ramos, who is as much an immigration activist as he is a news anchor.

The Hirshhorn Bubble Exposes the Problem with Event Art
November 20, 2012

The Hirshhorn wants to get into the spectacle game. It should stay on the sidelines instead.

No Southern Comfort For Wishful Liberals
November 20, 2012

Southern liberals say the region isn't as severely Republican as it seems. But they're ignoring reality.

The Curse of Warholism
November 15, 2012

Never mind Andy Warhol’s art. It’s his perspective that’s doing the damage.

How Vulnerable Is John Kerry’s Senate Seat?
November 14, 2012

A Kerry appointment would put a Senate seat up for grabs. Can Democrats retain it?

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