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Women Don’t Belong in Combat Units

The military is watering down fitness standards because most female recruits can’t meet them. WSJ, By Heather Mac Donald, Jan. 13, 2019 3:33 p.m. ET Female Marine recruits in boot camp in Parris Island, S.C., Feb. 27, 2013. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Ima...

Berlin ist halt doch ein bisschen wie Afrika

Die deutsche Hauptstadt kann einem schon einmal vorkommen wie ein Entwicklungsland. Für Neuzugezogene wirkt das wie ein Kulturschock. Für einen Journalisten ist die Stadt aber ein Paradies: Missstände, wohin das Auge reicht. Über das Ankommen im Berlin...

Welcher Staat soll’s denn sein?

Wir erleben derzeit so etwas wie ein Endspiel beim europäischen State-Building. Die Karten werden neu gemischt, mit weitreichenden Konsequenzen. So steht denn auch beim EU-Rahmenvertrag für die Eidgenossenschaft mehr auf dem Spiel als wirtschaftlicher ...

The First Amendment Is for Neo-Nazis, Too

The First Amendment Is for Neo-Nazis, Too Richard Epstein says that curbs on ‘offensive’ speech are unworkable and would turn the public square into the grievance Olympics. ...

Why I Was Fired by Google

Why I Was Fired by Google James Damore says his good-faith effort to discuss differences between men and women in tech couldn’t be tolerated in the company’s ‘ideological echo chamber’ ...

The Myths of Black Lives Matter

The Myths of Black Lives Matter By HEATHER MAC DONALD Feb. 11, 2016 7:08 p.m. ET A television ad for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign now airing in South Carolina shows the candidate declaring that "too many encounters with law enf...

The Racial Reality of Policing

The Racial Reality of Policing Officers from the 67th Precinct in East Flatbush, N.Y., patrol the Brooklyn neighborhood, May 12. It was one of the more effective training exercises that I saw during my years in the New York Police Departm...

Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial

Race, Politics and the Zimmerman Trial The left wants to blame black criminality on racial animus and ‚the system,‘ but blacks have long been part of running that system. By Jason L. Riley George Zimmerman’s acquittal of murder charges i...