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  1. Adjust Your Sets
    The New Republic, January 24, 2000, pp. 21-25
  2. [+]
    After Bigotry (Review)
    The Scar of Race, by Paul M. Sniderman and Thomas Piazza
    1. The Scar of Race by Paul M. Sniderman and Thomas Piazza
    The New Republic, January 24, 1994, pp. 36-38
  3. [+]
    After the Revolution (Review)
    Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, by Stephen L. Carter
    1. Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby by Stephen L. Carter
    The New Republic, December 23, 1991, pp. 46-49
  4. Books & the Arts
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    Alan Paton's Muted Cry (Review)
    Towards the Mountain, by Alan Paton
    1. Towards the Mountain by Alan Paton
    The Nation, October 11, 1980, p. 349
  5. [+]
    Audacity Is Not Required (Review)
    November, by Rolf Schneider
    1. November by Rolf Schneider
    The Nation, May 2, 1981, pp. 526-528
  6. The Bitter Legacies of Malcolm X
    Commentary, February 1993, pp. 27-31
  7. Bordering on a Policy
    The Weekly Standard, August 15, 2005, pp. 18-19
  8. Borderline
    A trip to Laredo, Texas, reveals two truths. First, America's Border Patrol is professi...
    The New Republic, January 26, 2004, pp. 18-23
  9. Bush's Race Opportunity
    The Weekly Standard, February 5, 2001, pp. 16-17
  10. [+]
    Capital Spies (2 Reviews)
    Spectrum, by David Wise
    1. Spectrum by David Wise
    2. Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith
    The New Republic, May 9, 1981, pp. 36-37
  11. Color Bind
    Why there are still so few blacks in Silicon Valley---and the debate over how to send m...
    The New Republic, March 29, 1999, pp. 23-27
  12. Day of the Race Men
    Commentary, April 1997, pp. 36-41
  13. Debating Immigration
    An analyst defends herself, and her critics rejoin
    National Review, October 10, 2005, pp. 26-27
  14. On Political Books
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    Did Carter Fail on Human Rights? (2 Reviews)
    His execution was poor, but even Reagan can't ignore his ideas.
    1. Morality, Reason, and Power by Gaddis Smith
    2. The Uncertain Crusade by Joshua Muravchik
    The Washington Monthly, June 1986, pp. 51-55
  15. Distinguishing Terrorists from Busboys
    How to think about immigratino
    The Weekly Standard, January 28, 2002, pp. 28-32
  16. [+]
    Double Consciousness (Review)
    Lure and Loathing, by Gerald Early
    1. Lure and Loathing by Gerald Early
    Dissent, Fall 1993, pp. 567-568
  17. An End to Counting by Race
    Commentary, June 2001, pp. 37-40
  18. Garvey's Ghosts
    When David Dinkins confronted the boycotters, he ran up against a long history of black...
    The New Republic, July 2, 1990, pp. 18-22
  19. [+]
    Getting Away From It All (3 Reviews)
    The Old Patagonian Express, by Paul Theroux
    1. The Old Patagonian Express by Paul Theroux
    2. Arabia: A Journey Through the Labyrinth by Jonathan Raban
    3. African Calliope: A Journey to the Sudan by Edward Hoagland
    The New York Review of Books, April 17, 1980, pp. 43-45
  20. [+]
    Go Indirectly to Jail (2 Reviews)
    Crimes of Justice, by David C. Anderson
    1. Crimes of Justice by David C. Anderson
    2. Questioning Authority by David L. Bazelon
    The New Republic, October 3, 1988, pp. 38-39
  21. Growing the Inner City?
    What Harlem's experience with capitalism can tell us about Bill Clinton's new "third wa...
    The New Republic, August 23, 1999, pp. 22-27
  22. [+]
    A Harsh and Unforgiving Vision (Review)
    July's People, by Nadine Gordimer
    1. July's People by Nadine Gordimer
    The Nation, June 6, 1981, pp. 705-706
  23. [+]
    The immigrant second generation (Review)
    Legacies, by Alejandro Portes and Ruben G. Rumbaut
    1. Legacies by Alejandro Portes and Ruben G. Rumbaut
    Blueprint/The New Democrat, Jan/Feb 2002, pp. 67-68
  24. The Immigration Temptation
    The Weekly Standard, January 23, 2006, pp. 10-11
  25. Articles
    In Asian America
    Commentary, July-August 2000, pp. 21-28
  26. Law and Borders
    The conservative case for Bush's immigration plan
    The Weekly Standard, February 28, 2005, pp. 27-30
  27. Letters
    Commentary, July 1993, pp. 2-20
  28. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, March 19, 1981, pp. 52-56
  29. [+]
    Mixology (Review)
    The New Americans, by Michael Barone
    1. The New Americans by Michael Barone
    National Review, June 11, 2001, pp. 57-58
  30. The Next Reconstruction
    The real problem with race relations in America---and why affirmative action doesn't ev...
    The New Republic, June 22, 1998, pp. 19-21
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    On Political Books (Review)
    Pat Moynihan is putting some distance between himself and the ideas of the Commentary c...
    1. Loyalties by Daniel Patrick Moynihan
    The Washington Monthly, May 1984, pp. 54-57
  32. Books & the Arts
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    Pictures at Ground Zero (Review)
    Unforgettable Fire,
    1. Unforgettable Fire
    The Nation, March 28, 1981, pp. 373-374
  33. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    The Quality of Mercy, by William Shawcross
    1. The Quality of Mercy by William Shawcross
    The Washington Monthly, September 1984, p. 55
  34. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    How Democracies Perish, by Jean-Francois Revel
    1. How Democracies Perish by Jean-Francois Revel
    The Washington Monthly, March 1985, p. 57
  35. Postcard Poland
    Haunted by Yalta
    The New Republic, December 23, 1985, p. 10
  36. Psyched Out
    Black students in a seminar on race relations
    The New Republic, February 18, 1991, pp. 28-29
  37. The Reagan Turnaround on Human Rights
    Foreign Affairs, Summer 1986, pp. 1066-1086
  38. Reinventing the Melting Pot (2004)
    The New Immigrants and What it Means to Be American
    3 Reviews, 2 Readable
  39. Republicans and Their Amigos
    The Weekly Standard, November 25, 2002, pp. 18-21
  40. [+]
    Nonfiction Briefs (Review)
    New Rules, by Daniel Yankelovich
    1. New Rules by Daniel Yankelovich
    The Saturday Review, June 1981, p. 59
  41. [+]
    Orwell Well Done (Review)
    The Killing of Karen Silkwood, by Richard L. Rashke
    1. The Killing of Karen Silkwood by Richard L. Rashke
    The Saturday Review, March 1981, p. 78
  42. [+]
    Political Booknotes (3 Reviews)
    Fortas, by Bruce Allen Murphy
    1. Fortas by Bruce Allen Murphy
    2. Packing the Courts by Herman Schwartz
    3. Judicial Roulette by David M. O'Brien
    The Washington Monthly, November 1988, pp. 57-58
  43. Second-Generation Question Mark
    The Real Test Is How the Children of Today's Immigrants Will Fit into America. The Evid...
    The American Enterprise, December 2000, pp. 32-35
  44. Books
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    Selfhood & Resistance (2 Reviews)
    When Memory Comes, by Saul Friedlander
    1. When Memory Comes by Saul Friedlander
    2. My Home, My Prison by Raymonda Hawa Tawil
    Commonweal, July 4, 1980, pp. 406-407
  45. Someone Else's House (1998)
    America's Unfinished Struggle for Integration
    8 Reviews, 1 Readable
  46. Sonny Carson and the Politics of Protest
    City Journal, Summer 1991, pp. 29-40
  47. Soundings
    Sharpton's Lost Opportunity
    City Journal, Spring 1998, p. 6
  48. Soundings
    Defining Bigotry Down
    City Journal, Autumn 1998, p. 10
  49. Soundings
    Race and Truth
    City Journal, Spring 1999, p. 11
  50. Soundings
    It's Culture, After All
    City Journal, Winter 1999, p. 9
  51. Stat-Free
    What do universities have to hide?
    The New Republic, October 17, 1994, pp. 36-37
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    A Surprise, But Not A Success (Review)
    Nixon's Civil Rights, by Dean J. Kotlowski
    1. Nixon's Civil Rights by Dean J. Kotlowski
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 2002, pp. 111-114
  53. In Print
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    The Tantrum Syndrome (6 Reviews)
    Growing Up Underground, by Jane Alpert
    1. Growing Up Underground by Jane Alpert
    2. No Substitute for Madness by Ron Jones
    3. George Orwell by Raymond Williams
    4. Huey Long by T. Harry Williams
    5. Who Knows by Herbert I. Schiller
    6. Not a Through Street by Ernest Larsen
    In These Times, December 16, 1981, p. 13
  54. Thinking about the Homeless
    Dissent, Spring 1991, pp. 249-253
  55. Too Many Immigrants
    Commentary, April 2002, pp. 37-44
  56. The Uncivil History of the Civilian Review Board
    How the Issue Divided the City Three Decades Ago
    City Journal, Winter 1993, pp. 56-63
  57. In Print
    [+]
    "Unclubbable Orwell" (Review)
    George Orwell, by Bernard Crick
    1. George Orwell by Bernard Crick
    In These Times, July 1, 1981, p. 21
  58. [+]
    Visiting an Emergency (Review)
    Freedom Rising, by James North
    1. Freedom Rising by James North
    The New Republic, August 12, 1985, pp. 39-41
  59. Voters and Victims
    How blacks lost---no matter what
    National Review, December 4, 2000, pp. 36-37
  60. A Wedge Too Far
    The Weekly Standard, November 20, 2006, pp. 27-28
  61. [+]
    What Happened to Burger's Daughter (Review)
    or How South African Censorship Works
    1. What Happened to Burger's Daughter or How South African Censorship Works by Nadine Gordimer, John Dugard, and Richard Smith
    The Nation, January 3, 1981, pp. 22-25
  62. Books & the Arts
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    What the Right Hand is Doing (4 Reviews)
    Listen, America!, by Jerry Falwell
    1. Listen, America! by Jerry Falwell
    2. The Battle for the Mind by Tim LaHaye
    3. The New Right by Richard A. Viguerie
    4. The Sweetheart of the Silent Majority by Carol Felsenthal
    The Nation, August 22, 1981, pp. 149-150
  63. A Whole Different Crop of Black Leaders
    City Journal, Summer 1995, pp. 22-34
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