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China’s one-child self-destruction

A real piece of work: back in the day, that’s what we’d have called my friend Nicholas Eberstadt. By his own confession, Nick left Harvard a convinced Maoist — only […]

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Camelot revisited

John F. Kennedy would now be 90 years old –— a circumstance virtually impossible to imagine, for those of us alive on November 22, 1963. When Lee Harvey Oswald’s bullets […]

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Why cooking counts

My first adventures in the culinary arts took place in Toronto when I was doing graduate work in theology. The technical conditions were not optimal: the ancient electric stove in […]

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Poland after John Paul II

When you add it all up, I’ve spent more than a year and a half of my life in Poland. My Polish adventures began sixteen years ago, when I went […]