Author: James P. Pinkerton

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Its problems—from shuttered newspapers to Big Tech—are many, but the demand for information is still great. [Read More]
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If you think everyone on the left believes in open borders and utopian world-federalism, you ought to meet John Judis, or at least check out... [Read More]
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Many populist uprisings begin just this way—when the people figure out that their government has been lying to them. [Read More]
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Today's complicated racial politics obscure the commitment of the 'Swamp Fox' portrayed in Gibson's 2000 film. [Read More]
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Who is more secure today, North Korea and Iran or Libya and Ukraine? [Read More]
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As socialists and nationalists gain strength, the question of whether the center can hold is once again being asked. [Read More]
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The musical portrays him as a hip Master of the Universe. But there was much more to him than that. [Read More]
A young woman, well known to the New York City-based chattering class, has finally let loose with what she really thinks. "The white race is... [Read More]
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According to CNN, as of July 31, 17 different wildfires have been raging through California. These fires have charred more than a quarter million acres, destroying... [Read More]
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If the 49th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20 didn't get much attention, it isn't likely that the 60th anniversary of the National... [Read More]
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When this Baby Boomer was going to elementary school in the 1960s, the schoolyard rule was "Don't hit a girl."Half a century later, that rule,... [Read More]
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The news that three top officials in Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet—including foreign minister Boris Johnson—have resigned in protest over the proposed Brexit agreement is a clear... [Read More]
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Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive in the Bronx, when the young leftist candidate for a U.S. House seat took on the... [Read More]
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Across the realm of popular culture, humor is being stripped of its, well, humor. [Read More]
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Two very different news items on climate change have emerged in recent weeks, one a source of pessimism, the other a source of optimism.First, the... [Read More]
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On Monday night, with a televised handshake and a few kind words, the Korean War was effectively ended, almost exactly 68 years after it began.... [Read More]
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The videotaped rescue last month of a young child dangling from a balcony in Paris is a story both dramatic and heart-warming. And, yes, there's... [Read More]
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Two news items from Europe, just a few days apart, send divergent messages about the fate of the European Union. And these two divergences could... [Read More]
Two interesting items about the use and abuse of big data appeared on the same day, May 16. And while on the surface they were... [Read More]
Here's something that wasn't supposed to happen in this era of climate change consciousness: fossil fuel use is rising—soaring, in fact.Oil prices are up as... [Read More]
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