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     1  ~ 2014 aug 28beware the muni-bond bubbleBeware the Muni-Bond Bubble by Nicole Gelinas, City Journal Nicole Gelinas. Beware the Muni-Bond Bubble . Investors are kidding themselves if they think that states and cities can't fail. Spring 2010. The financial crisis has ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 23larry sand class sizeSizing Up Classrooms by Larry Sand , City Journal 7 July 2011One of their key themes will be the “ class - size crisis.” ... Larry Sand , a retired teacher, is president of the California Teachers Empowerment ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 18city journal larry sandStudents vs. Status Quo by Larry Sand , City Journal 6 June 2012Larry Sand . Students vs. Status Quo. California lawsuits target teachers' union work rules. 6 June 2012. When politics fails, reformers turn to the courts.
     3  ~ 2014 sep 02banksy seriously talentedThe Discriminating Philistine by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Banksy's wit and talent don't excuse his vandalism and juvenility. ... some graphic ability, and it is not his fault if his productions have been taken seriously as art.
     3  +1 2014 aug 28andrew klavan teachers unionsA New Thing on Netflix by Andrew Klavan , City Journal 5 March 2014Democrats circumvent teachers ' unions to reform education. ... Andrew Klavan is a novelist and a contributing editor of City Journal; his latest ...
     3  +2 2014 jul 18community empowerment zone organizersWhere's the Power in the Empowerment Zone ? by Mitchell L. Moss The enterprise zone concept was brought into the U.S. policy arena by two .... and a cadre of community empowerment zone organizers to assist residents in ...
     4  +72 2014 sep 23black familyThe Black Family : 40 Years of Lies by Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal The Black Family : 40 Years of Lies. Rejecting the Moynihan report caused untold, needless misery. Summer 2005. Read through the megazillion words on class ...
     4  +6 2014 sep 18fethullah gulenWho Is Fethullah Gulen ? by Claire Berlinski, City Journal Autumn 2012Who Is Fethullah Gülen ? Controversial Muslim preacher, feared Turkish intriguer —and “inspirer” of the largest charter school network in America. Autumn 2012.
     4  +97 2014 aug 27j mulally nypdThe Illegal-Alien Crime Wave by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal John Mullaly a former NYPD homicide detective, estimates that 70 percent of the drug dealers and other criminals in Manhattan's Washington Heights were ...
     4  +11 2014 aug 10mary anton mironThe Obsolete New York Model by Myron Magnet, City Journal Where a tax-eating majority votes itself a permanent income Special Issue 2009.
     5  +7 2014 aug 23male i landChild- Man in the Promised Land by Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal Today's single young men hang out in a hormonal limbo between adolescence and adulthood. Winter 2008.
     5  -1 2014 aug 10the great courses sugrueGreat Courses , Great Profits by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal A teaching company gives the public what the academy no longer supplies: a ... Michael Sugrue , one of the two other lecturers in the course and a historian of ...
     5  +9 2014 jul 29the big white lieThe Big White Lie by Andrew Klavan, City Journal Spring 2007The Big White Lie Andrew Klavan. The thing I like best about being a conservative is that I don't have to lie. I don't have to pretend that men and women are the ...
     5  +3 2014 jul 23history of self-help programsThe Paperback Quest for Joy by Laura Vanderkam, City Journal According to Steven Starker's history of self - help , Oracle at the Supermarket, Cotton ... There was an explosion of 12-step programs , along with the relabeling of ...
     6  -1 2014 sep 30valley of ashesThe Valley of Ashes : F. Scott Fitzgerald and Robert Moses by Roger The valley of ashes was the narrow channel through which the railroad traveler had to pass on his way between New York City and the resort villages of East ...
     6  +2 2014 sep 19shane macgowanGod's Lucky Man by Matthew Hennessey, City Journal 14 March 2014They say God takes care of fools and drunks. If so, he's been working overtime the last few decades taking care of Shane MacGowan . As the ...
     6  +2 2014 sep 02blue state feministRed- State Feminism by Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal 8 September Sure, part of the red staters' identification with Palin is a matter of lifestyle. Blue - state feminists live in big cities and suburbs; Palin lives in South ...
     6  +10 2014 aug 27teaching company coursesA teaching company gives the public what the academy no longer supplies: a curriculum in the monuments of human thought.
     6  ~ 2014 jul 30sell used teaching companyGreat Courses, Great Profits by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal A teaching company gives the public what the academy no longer supplies: a
     6  +4 2014 jul 29the great teaching companyh
     6  +10 2014 jul 19mr sammler s planetMr . Sammler's City by Myron Magnet, City Journal Spring 2008So to read Saul Bellow's Mr . Sammler's Planet when it came out in 1970 was like a .... S ince the nineteenth century, bohemians, writers, and intellectuals have ...
     7  -1 2014 sep 13what is the next ageThe Next Age of Invention by Joel Mokyr, City Journal Winter 2014The Next Age of Invention. Technology's future is brighter than pessimists allow. Winter 2014. Despite wonders like the Hubble Telescope, prominent thinkers ...
     7  +6 2014 sep 03teach for america orgHow I Joined Teach for America —and Got Sued for $20 Million by I was supposed to pick up that skill over the summer from Teach for America (TFA ), an organization, affiliated with AmeriCorps, that places young people with no ...
     7  +3 2014 sep 01teaching company great coursesThe Great Courses , originally called the Teaching Company , wasn't begun with the goal of creating an antidote to today's politicized academy. Tom Rollins, chief  ...
     7  +10 2014 jul 24health care services canadaThe Ugly Truth About Canadian Health Care by David Gratzer, City She represents a dramatic new trend in Canadian health - care advocacy: .... Some of the services that Baker brokers almost certainly contravene Canadian law, ...
     7  +64 2014 jul 24le corbusier architectThe Architect as Totalitarian by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Writings about Le Corbusier often begin with an encomium to his importance, something like: “He was the most important architect of the twentieth century.
     8  +1 2014 sep 19what is artWhat Is Art For? by John Armstrong, City Journal Autumn 2013For decades, Western culture has been reluctant to assign an inherent value or a purpose to art —even as it continues to hold art in high esteem. Though we no ...
     8  +40 2014 jul 21garry miller chubb securityLetting Schools Work by Terry Moe, John Chubb , City Journal John Chubb is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Terry Moe is a professor at Stanford University. This article was condensed and adapted by the editors ...
     9  +92 2014 sep 22panhandlerThe Professional Panhandling Plague by Steven Malanga, City But a horde of invading panhandlers has cooled her enjoyment of city life. Earlier this year, she recalled in a recent column, as she showed some visitors around ...
     9  +1 2014 sep 17books and cultureCity Journal Books and Culture ArchiveCity Journal Books and Culture Archive. ... Liberalism on the Rocks | Two recent books appraise the contemporary Left, with varying results. 8 August 2014.
     9  -2 2014 sep 10ca student journal dec 2011City Journal CaliforniaNews and opinion about California from the nation's premier urban-policy magazine.
     9  -5 2014 aug 23theo van goghWhy Theo Van Gogh Was Murdered by Theodore DalrympleWhy Theo Van Gogh Was Murdered The filmmaker focused on the shameful abuse of Muslim women by Muslim men in Europe. 15 November ...
     9  +6 2014 aug 22california retirement planThe Pension Fund That Ate California by Steven Malanga, City Accordingly, California set its initial retirement age for state workers (and, beginning ... This less expensive plan no longer required the worker to make a pension  ...
     9  +23 2014 aug 15creative class richard floridaThe Curse of the Creative Class by Steven Malanga, City Journal Richard Florida's theories are all the rage worldwide. ... In his popular book The Rise of the Creative Class , which just appeared in paperback after going ...
     10  ~ 2014 sep 19stefan stage handsThe Last Word on Broadway by Stefan Kanfer - City JournalThe stagehands ' strike is about protecting featherbedding. 26 November 2007.
     10  +31 2014 sep 06new york city crimeNew York City's Crime Disease by Heather Mac Donald, City New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is turning to Chicago for lessons in how to combat Gotham's rising gun violence—Chicago, where black ...
     10  ~ 2014 aug 30genetic basis of raceA Biological Basis for Race ? by Steven Malanga, City Journal 6 A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes , Race and Human History, by ... the commonly held view that no biological basis exists for race , and then ...
     10  -2 2014 aug 28feminization of boysHow the Schools Shortchange Boys by Gerry Garibaldi, City Journal In the newly feminized classroom, boys tune out. Summer 2006.
     10  +3 2014 aug 19boston big digLessons of Boston's Big Dig by Nicole Gelinas, City Journal Autumn Lessons of Boston's Big Dig Nicole Gelinas. America's most ambitious infrastructure project inspired engineering marvels—and colossal mismanagement.
     10  +5 2014 aug 18michael nutter philidelphia speechOne Tough Nutter by Ethan Epstein, City Journal Spring 2013And he wound up his speech by telling the flash mobbers: “You've damaged your own ... But it isn't the only news that Michael Nutter has made in Philadelphia .
     10  +13 2014 aug 09the great courses
     10  +9 2014 aug 08history of urban devolopmentUrban - Development Legends by Mario Polèse, City Journal Autumn The history of local economic development is a story of academic fads. The 1960s, when I was a student at the University of Pennsylvania, were the heyday of ...
     10  +12 2014 aug 07the creative classIn his popular book The Rise of the Creative Class , which just appeared in paperback after going through multiple hardcover editions, Florida argues that cities ...
     11  +2 2014 sep 28karina garciaShut Up, Fascist Pig by John Leo, City Journal Autumn 2006As usual, the censors portray themselves as victims. Karina Garcia of the Chicano Caucus said that she and her comrades were targets of “a massive campaign ...
     11  +7 2014 sep 27natalie headmasters notting hillZadie Smith's London by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Winter Here is the school where they stabbed the headmaster .
     11  -1 2014 aug 07fethullah gulen schoolsControversial Muslim preacher, feared Turkish intriguer—and 'inspirer' of the largest charter school network in America.
     11  +2 2014 jul 19nypd narcotics divisionHow New York Is Winning the Drug War by Patrick J. Harnett Using an innovative strategy that author Harnett put in place when he became head of the New York Police Department's Narcotics Division , the NYPD has ...
     11  -8 2014 jul 16stop medicare fraudHow to Stop Medicaid Fraud by Steven Malanga, City Journal “If even just half of the questionable cases we've turned up are fraudulent or ... in the Southwest, hoping to swindle Medicaid and its sister program Medicare , the ...
     12  -7 2014 oct 05the big digThe good news: no matter how complex and expensive any future project is, it's unlikely to be more so than the Big Dig , Massachusetts's ...
     12  +13 2014 sep 22winsor mccayPop Art's Pop by Stefan Kanfer, City Journal Spring 2012The most gifted illustrator of his time has become as obsolete as the linotype machine and the rotogravure. Scholars remember Winsor McCay , of course.
     12  ~ 2014 sep 22jersey killingsJersey Jihadist by Steven Malanga, City Journal 17 September 2014Why have investigators downplayed a murder suspect's radical beliefs? ... New Jersey , following his first year at the University of Richmond.
     12  +33 2014 sep 21the big white
     12  +13 2014 sep 12teaching company
     12  ~ 2014 sep 09manhattan instituteCity JournalCity Journal. A quarterly magazine of urban affairs, published by the Manhattan Institute , edited by Brian C. Anderson. © The Manhattan Institute  ...
     12  +89 2014 sep 06hitchens islamofacismFacing the Islamist Menace by Christopher Hitchens , City Journal The people who speak most sensibly about the threat that Islam poses to Europe are actually fascists. To say that this does not bode well for liberalism is an ...
     12  +89 2014 sep 01road to recoveryThe Road to Recovery by John B. Taylor, City Journal Summer 2012The Road to Recovery . As Hayek taught, freedom and the rule of law drive prosperity. Summer 2012. Friedrich Hayek, second from left, at the London School of ...
     12  +7 2014 aug 27ht black downHow Hip-Hop Holds Blacks Back by John H. McWhorter, City Black people ran the restaurant and made up the bulk of the customers, but it was .... But in the eighties, rock quieted down , and black music became the assault ...
     12  +38 2014 aug 24barbarians at the gateThe Barbarians at the Gates of Paris by Theodore Dalrymple, City Surrounding the City of Light are threatening Cities of Darkness. City Journal - Autumn 2002.
     12  +12 2014 aug 20turkish fethullah usaWho Is Fethullah Gulen? by Claire Berlinski, City Journal Autumn 2012By this point, Gülen had decamped from Turkey to the United States for medical treatment. Nonetheless, in 2000, he was tried in absentia by a state security ...
     12  +21 2014 aug 16richard florida creative class
     12  +25 2014 aug 15richard florida philipsRichard Florida's theories are all the rage worldwide. Trouble is, they're plain wrong. City Journal - Winter 2004.
     12  +2 2014 aug 06barbarians at the gates
     12  +14 2014 aug 02the barbary warsJefferson Versus the Muslim Pirates by Christopher Hitchens, City When I first began to plan my short biography of Thomas Jefferson, I found it difficult to research the chapter concerning the so-called Barbary Wars : an event or ...
     13  +88 2014 sep 23the peter twin tabooThe 'L' Word: Love as Taboo by Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal an ex-lover who seems more like his twin sister, drift good-naturedly through a
     13  -9 2014 sep 18cityA quarterly magazine created to communicate to a broad and influential audience innovative ideas about restoring the quality of life to America's cities .
     13  -8 2014 sep 15texas economy growth rateThe Texas Growth Machine by Wendell Cox, City Journal Winter 2013Not only has Texas created jobs at a stunning rate; it has also—pace critics like ... six times the anemic 0.4 percent growth rate of the overall American economy .
     13  -2 2014 sep 07boks and cultureSol Stern When the Instructors Need Instructing | A new book reveals the damage education schools have done to pedagogy. 22 August 2014. Nicole Gelinas
     13  +2 2014 aug 31new york journalThe New York Public Library's Uncertain Future by ... - City JournalNo place does more for more New Yorkers”—so claims the New York Public Library. Unlike most institutional boasts, this one has merit, because the library has ...
     13  +4 2014 aug 30pers governor brownA 17-page brochure about the proposal that Cal- PERS handed to legislators reads ... Both Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his successor, Jerry Brown ,  ...
     13  +2 2014 aug 21code of lifeWho Owns the Code of Life ? by Peter W. Huber, City Journal Washington control of genetic data would send us down the road to medical serfdom.
     13  -7 2014 aug 02the greatest courses
     13  ~ 2014 jul 19fear of the invisibleFear of the Invisible , A Review by Theodore Dalrymple - City JournalFear of the Invisible Epidemiologist John Snow made cities safer. 7 December 2006. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How  ...
     14  ~ 2014 sep 26journal liberteLiberte , Egalite, Jihad by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal 21 Liberté , Egalité, Jihad. Why are disaffected French youth exchanging France for Syria? 21 January 2014. Photo by FreedomHouse. What would induce the ...
     14  +7 2014 sep 16pete malangaThe Curse of the Creative Class by Steven Malanga , City Journal
     14  ~ 2014 sep 16autumn riley poolNotes on Camp by Kay S. Hymowitz, City Journal Autumn 2002Urbanities - Autumn 2002. ... Indian Head in Pennsylvania has a heated pool , an indoor gym, and a golf course—Tiger Woods has made golf the new tennis for ...
     14  ~ 2014 sep 03dwp los angelesLos Angeles's Great Flood by Rory Cohen, City Journal 15 August University officials say they will send a bill to the Los Angeles ... Fixing L.A.'s century-old water pipes, according to DWP officials, could take 300 ...
     14  +79 2014 sep 02big dig
     14  +15 2014 aug 14the road to serfdomThe Roads to Serfdom by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Spring People in Britain who lived through World War II do not remember it with anything like the horror one might have expected. In fact, they often remember it as the ...
     14  +3 2014 aug 13what is povertyWhat is Poverty ? by Theodore Dalrymple, City Journal Spring 1999What do we mean by poverty ? Not what Dickens or Blake or Mayhew meant. Today, no one seriously expects to go hungry in England or to live without running ...
     14  +1 2014 aug 12how to interrogateHow to Interrogate Terrorists by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal The interrogation debate first broke out on the frigid plains of Afghanistan. Marines and other special forces would dump planeloads of al-Qaida ...
     14  +14 2014 aug 09mac corporate foundation nycThe Billions of Dollars That Made Things Worse by Heather Mac Philanthropic foundations once used their vast might to cure disease, promote art , and
     14  -5 2014 jul 30reasons againts affordable housingWe Don't Need Subsidized Housing by Howard Husock, City These are the powerful reasons why housing subsidies always do more harm than ... if unaddressed, will threaten the stock of affordable housing in this study.
     14  +10 2014 jul 28california teachers unionThe Worst Union in America by Troy Senik, City Journal Spring 2012How the California Teachers Association betrayed the schools and crippled the state.
     15  -1 2014 sep 18folow the moneyFollow the Money by Steven Malanga, City Journal Winter 2014Follow the Money . New York needs a new solution to its problem of nonprofit corruption. Winter 2014. Photo by nathangibbs. Nearly 20 years ago, a prominent  ...
     15  -1 2014 sep 03modern kitsch websiteKitsch and the Modern Predicament by Roger Scruton, City Journal In a celebrated 1939 article, 'Avant-Garde and Kitsch ,' published in Partisan ... SEARCH SITE ..... They were surely right that kitsch is a modern invention.
     15  +86 2014 aug 21myron link building workCan We Still Build Real Architecture? by Myron Magnet, City Journal To me, his work is a moving, reverent homage to the past and a miraculous ... linking the soberly decorous neo-Georgian main building that McKim, Mead, and  ...
     15  -11 2014 aug 18california public pensionsPrivate-sector pensions were still rare back then, but California lawmakers had a particular reason for wanting a public -sector pension system: without one, ...
     15  +86 2014 aug 18hayek road to serfdomPeople in Britain who lived through World War II do not remember it with anything like the horror one might have expected. In fact, they often remember it as the  ...
     15  +49 2014 aug 11criminal justice systemsIs the Criminal - Justice System Racist? by Heather Mac Donald, City Not to be outdone, Senator Hillary Clinton promptly denounced the “disgrace of a criminal - justice system that incarcerates so many more African-Americans ...
     15  ~ 2014 aug 08criminal justice system
     15  ~ 2014 aug 08a connecticut yankeeA Connecticut Yankee in Appalachia by Howard Husock, City She is a figure who seems to step out of the past, a Connecticut Yankee —from a first family of old New Haven, a descendant of Connecticut's signer of the ...
     15  +4 2014 aug 03fethullah gulen pennsylvaniaMost interesting, from the American point of view, is that Gülen lives in Pennsylvania , in the Poconos. He is, among other things, a major player in the world of ...
     15  +86 2014 aug 03fethullah gulen pensilvanya
     15  +15 2014 jul 17lost art filmsThe Lost Art of War by Andrew Klavan, City Journal Winter 2008Hollywood's anti-American war films don't measure up to the glories of its patriotic era. Winter 2008.
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