From the Interior Ministry to the anti-terror police to social services and the state’s inability to connect anti-Semitism to violent Islamism, a textbook case of everything that has gone wrong in France over the past decade
Private letters to foreign relatives paint a harrowing picture of warnings largely unheeded
And as a former member of its youth group, that makes me very sad
Wealth disparity as a moral and practical issue
Why the United States’ inexplicable abandonment of the Kurdish people is ‘the geopolitical equivalent of a stock-market crash’
100 years ago today the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd
Looking back on an American and Jewish experiment in communal living
Jews Fled Russia to Escape Poverty, Oppression, and Czarist Edicts—and their Own Self-Interested Communal Leaders
What did America offer them?
Internet trolls, ritualized social-media cruelty, online cesspools, and their real-world political effects
‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’
Facebook, Google, and Amazon Aren’t Consumer Choices. They are Monopolies That Endanger American Democracy.
Can users of what is essentially privatized social infrastructure really log off?
The confounding political problem of ‘Jewish Voice for Labour,’ anti-Zionism, and left-wing anti-Semitism
I used to loathe the Bronx Bombers, until a religious epiphany taught me something about baseball, politics, and the perils of tribalism
An alarming and expanding wave of revisionism in Eastern Europe
Sabermetrician Ari Kaplan Uses the Science of Balls and Strikes to Illuminate the Fate of Holocaust Rescuer Raoul Wallenberg
How a baseball stats nerd came to ‘interrogate the database’ of a Soviet prison in search of clues to a 70-year-old mystery
Why today’s postmodern postcolonial feminism avoids the true front lines of the battle for women’s rights
The day after his successful independence referendum, the commander of the Peshmerga talks with Bernard-Henri Lévy about Kurdistan’s neighbors Turkey, Iran, and Iraq, French President Macron, and the future of his people
Government-regulated competition, legislation that largely excludes the courts, and a ‘social lobby’ that backed even neo-liberal economic policy into covering 100 percent of the Jewish state’s citizens. Is there a lesson for the United States?