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Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Jesse Singal is a Spectator columnist.
Jews are a unique group. We have been chased around for millennia
By Jesse Singal
It’s a strange and unwitting collusion between left- and right-wing actors
‘Trust the science’ and all that
The journalistic backlash to Trump led to a backlash of its own
Science & Tech
Abuse is heaped on anyone who has questioned the trend toward carelessness in youth gender medicine
The kids are not all right, and the experts have been sounding alarms for years
It’s not a good idea to make anti-anything the center of your identity
Not everyone appreciates being told to look inward
Recent clampdowns in Russia and China show just how foolish the prevailing US mood is
Netflix received only a thousand or so complaints about a special watched by millions
The wall between journalism and activism is badly corroded
Nothing we did in Afghanistan really worked
Substack took off because people are increasingly distrustful of mainstream media outlets
When they arrive in newsrooms, privileged young people bring their values and priorities with them
The media is guilty of gross negligence on gender reassignment reporting
What the media gets wrong on gender reassignment
Rise of the anti-woke weirdos
The crisis of Generation Z
How half-baked ideas infiltrated psychology
Why the media is melting down
Journalism’s class problem has gotten worse
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.