• June 2008
  • In Whitest Africa

    28th Jun 2008

    Nearly twenty years ago, deep in the heart of South Africa, a group of hardy Afrikaners constructed Orania, a whites-only…

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  • May 2008
  • South Africa's Immigrant Shame

    28th May 2008

    Viewing the horrific images out of Johannesburg last week, one could be forgiven for mistaking them for the harrowing photographs…

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  • Street Cred?

    28th May 2008

    Who does the new Israel lobby really represent? Consider the plight of the American Jewish peacenik. With Hamas in control…

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  • They Backed Boris

    19th May 2008

    On the hustings with Boris Johnson, London’s unlikely mayor. London “They want a shot of me with the carcasses,” Boris…

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  • The Tragedy of Deborah Jeane Palfrey

    15th May 2008

    On May 1, Blanche Palfrey awoke from a nap and wondered where her daughter was. The widowed 76-year-old wandered outside…

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  • Mr. Gannon Stays in Washington

    14th May 2008

    Drop by the National Press Club on any given day and you’re likely to see the glistening bald pate of…

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  • Choosing the Whip

    7th May 2008

    Heidi Holland explores the complex psychology of Robert Mugabe. Dinner with Mugabe: The Untold Story of a Freedom Fighter Who…

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  • April 2008
  • The Passivist

    3rd Apr 2008

    Matthew Yglesias proves that doves, too, bury their heads in the sand. Heads in the Sand: How the Republicans Screw…

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  • March 2008
  • The McGreevey Scandal Wasn't (Just) About Sex

    28th Mar 2008

    New Jersey has long been the bastard cousin of its neighbor to the north, and the details of the affair involving former…

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  • Hard Right

    26th Mar 2008

    Gay porn’s neocon kingpin. This was not what Patrick Cordova had bargained for. The Stanford junior, a member of the…

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About James

James Kirchick is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. A widely published journalist, he is author of “The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age” (Yale, 2017), a correspondent for The Daily Beast, and a columnist for Tablet. He is at work on his second book, a history of gay Washington, D.C., for Henry Holt.


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