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Melodrama at the Met Rebecca Burgess 07/20/2014
The 130-year-old Metropolitan Opera is under threat from unions – and philanthropists.
The Most Important of Unimportant Things Joseph Epstein 07/16/2014
During the last few weeks, one’s confidence about the essential unimportance of sports has been cast into the shadows of doubt.
Capitalizing on the Capitalist Peace Alan W. Dowd 07/09/2014
The next time the United States is compelled to try to rescue and rehabilitate a broken nation, Washington needs to pay as much attention to building free markets as to holding free elections.
This Astounding Enterprise Ralph Kinney Bennett 07/03/2014
'The first self-constituted, self-declared, self-created people in the history of the world.'
The Refrigerator's Cool Century Edward Tenner 07/03/2014
The home refrigerator, a vital but modest technology, is 100 years old.
How the South Came to Rise Again: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 John Steele Gordon 07/02/2014
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed one of the most significant pieces of legislation in American history.
Why Voters Grew Tired of Cantor James V. DeLong 06/29/2014
One can argue that, from the Tea Party point of view, if the establishment refuses to address the government-by-cronyism issue, then upsetting the table is the right move.
Aereo Decision a Boon, Not a Bane for Innovation Mark F. Shultz 06/26/2014
Aereo’s system was a case of legal engineering rather than technical ingenuity.
The EPA Overreaches Again Blake Hurst 06/23/2014
A new EPA rule is a disaster for farmers and the traditional understanding of the relationship between the federal government and the states.
Stanley Cup Blues Joseph Epstein 06/08/2014
As much as I’ve grown to love hockey, I can’t bring myself to watch the ongoing Stanley Cup finals.
 
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