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Roger Kimball is the editor and publisher of the New Criterion, publisher of Encounter Books and a Spectator columnist and contributing editor.
Ovid clearly was not an enlightened modern
By Roger Kimball
The discredited British spy is set to be interviewed Monday by George Stephanopoulos
Merrick Garland has instructed the FBI to mobilize against parents who oppose critical race theory in public schools
The President is our version of Nietzsche’s ‘Last Man’, who not only blinks but gibbers
The Biden administration is an unmitigated disaster unfolding in real time
Give the People what we want
Science & Tech
Horse dewormer or miracle drug?
There is quite a lot of that Yes-No, Did-Didn’t, whiplashing these days
Most wines, like most people, lose suppleness, vivacity and lusciousness after a certain point
The war on liberal education is an assault on liberal democracy
To say that what just happened in Afghanistan caught the Biden administration by surprise would be the understatement of the year
All my friends in the media made me feel I was almost there
Nancy and Chuck should preside over the new House and Senate American Activities Committee
There is no good reason for the US to keep its ‘essential’ travel restrictions in place
St Anthony was raked over hot coals by Sen. Rand Paul again this week
The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr
Justice for Derek Chauvin
Is this the beginning of the end of the Biden administration?
The Capitol ‘armed insurrection’ narrative is crumbling
The great unraveling
How are we enjoying the Biden presidency so far?
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