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Miracles in Soho

LONDON—Soho, in the West End of the British capital, has had a rather dodgy history. Wikipedia notes that, by the mid-19th century, “all respectable families had moved away, and prostitutes, […]

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Roger Maris and the summer of 1961

Five years ago, I made the argument for “Hoosiers” as the greatest sports movie ever and lamented the absence of great baseball films. “Hoosiers” is still the gold standard but […]

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Reactionary liberalism and Catholic social doctrine

The debate over Catholic social doctrine and U.S. social welfare policy took an unhelpful turn in May when a gaggle of academics fired a shot across the bow of House […]