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Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren is the author of We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, Hooper’s War: A Novel of WWII Japan and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 Percent.

Politics

Democrats’ only hope for 2024: jail Trump

They have no viable candidate and Trump’s support remains high, so the hunt continues

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

Wokeness claims a museum

The Tenement Museum in New York erases the experiences of immigrants because they’re the wrong race

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The selfish and cynical ‘resistance’

Woke America is obsessed with symbolism, which only turns everything into a grift

By Peter Van Buren

Books

Woke Twitter is ruining literature

The ‘manuscript wish list’ prizes enforces identity politics in fiction publishing

By Peter Van Buren

COVID

Biden’s vaccine order is about power, not health

It’s the PATRIOT Act of Covid, imperiling our freedom

By Peter Van Buren

Culture

The rush to cancel old Halloween costumes

Suddenly an un-PC photo from a party in the 1980s is a weapon

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

America’s state of malaise

We have become cynical as Biden starts to blend with Jimmy Carter

By Peter Van Buren

Politics

The DMV shows that COVID restrictions will never go away

Driver’s licenses used to be about driving; now they’re excuses to collect data and bully you

By Peter Van Buren

International

The foreign policy amateur

So far Biden has alienated allies and layered on the bureaucracy — what next?

By Peter Van Buren

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