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America’s New Nihilism - WSJ

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The late 1960s were the heyday of modern American liberalism, which was then an ideology of hope. A bipartisan Congress passed landmark civil-rights legislation in 1964 and 1965. The precipitating event of the urban riots in 1968 was the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.…

Violent Protest and the Intelligentsia - WSJ

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The similarities between this week’s riots and the Los Angeles riots of 1992 are obvious. Both were occasioned by appalling video images, and both divided the nation along partisan and ideological lines. The differences between the two events, however, are more revealing.…

Unruhen in den USA: Interview mit Ökonom Glenn Loury

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Der Aufruhr über Polizeigewalt sei die Folge einer verzerrten Darstellung des Problems, sagt der schwarze «Nein-Sager» und Ökonom Glenn Loury. Er lenke mit der «leeren These vom Rassismus» den Blick von den wirklichen Problemen der schwarzen Amerikaner ab.…

‘My Ward Is A S*** Show’: Here Are The 17 Most Explosive Quotes From Chicago Leaders’ Leaked Meltdown About Violence, Looting | The Daily Caller

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Leaked audio revealed Chicago aldermen and Mayor Lori Lightfoot melting down on Sunday over their inability to stop violence and looting in their city.…

Disinfecting Journalistic Ethics - WSJ

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I finally read the lengthy transcript of President Trump’s April 23 press conference but it turned out to be unnecessary.…

FLASHBACK: Let’s Take A Look At How The Press Covered Trump’s China Travel Ban | The Daily Caller

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Media outlets bashed President Donald Trump back in January after he implemented a travel ban from China because of the novel coronavirus – a move that many other countries have now followed.…

President Donald J. MacGuffin - WSJ

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Is he a disease or a cure? Like him or hate him, there’s tons of spilled ink trying to assess President Trump’s governing style. To me, the key to understanding Trumpism is remembering why he was elected.…

The State of the Democrats - WSJ

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Donald Trump visited Congress this week to declare the state of the union “stronger than ever before.” Speaker Nancy Pelosi concluded the evening by highlighting the state of the Democratic Party: Intensely—perhaps fatally—divided.…

Who Is Kevin Clinesmith? - WSJ

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It was an almost unbelievable story—fit for a spy novel, and among the most disturbing and consequential allegations of governmental abuse in recent history. The alleged abuse went right to the heart of our ability to participate in free and fair elections. But much of the U.S.…

The Fall of Donald Trump’s Fixers - WSJ

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Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's personal attorney, stands behind the Republican presidential candidate during a campaign stop at a church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Sept. 21, 2016.…