Rushdie’s Moral Heroism

Rushdie’s Moral Heroism

The attempt on the great writer’s life illustrates the dedication with which fanatics pursue the objects of their hatred.

The Quillette Editorial Board
The Quillette Editorial Board
7 min read
Editorial
The Roads Not Taken

The Roads Not Taken

A new book by Orlando Figes explores the role of Russian history in the Ukranian war.

John Lloyd
John Lloyd
9 min read
Politics
Podcast # 195: Meet the 80-Year-Old Feminist Who Got Banned From the YMCA for Protesting Male Bodies in the Women’s Locker Room

Podcast # 195: Meet the 80-Year-Old Feminist Who Got Banned From the YMCA for Protesting Male Bodies in the Women’s Locker Room

Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks to Port Townsend, WA-area swimmer Julie Jaman, the octogenarian whose efforts to keep biological men out of a changing area reserved for girls and women led to accusations of transphobia, a visit with the police, multiple town-council debates, and an ongoing Twitter campaign called

Quillette
Quillette
1 min read
Podcast
False Accusations and Ideological Bias

False Accusations and Ideological Bias

Amnesty International, Ukraine, and the Illusion of NGO Fact-Finding Expertise.

Gerald M. Steinberg
Gerald M. Steinberg
13 min read
Politics
Apple’s Depressing Denouement

Apple’s Depressing Denouement

A review of ‘After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul,’ by Tripp Mickle (Morrow/HarperCollins, 2022).

Jonathan Kay
Jonathan Kay
9 min read
Tech
Liberal When We Can; Conservative When We Must

Liberal When We Can; Conservative When We Must

Don’t expect the politics of tomorrow to be any less turbulent than the politics of today.

Stephen Martin Fritz and Denise Morel
Stephen Martin Fritz and Denise Morel
10 min read
Politics
Walkout at Milton Academy

Walkout at Milton Academy

When high-school students can’t tolerate hearing the name of a book title, we know there’s a problem in education.

Randall Kennedy and Harvey Silverglate
Randall Kennedy and Harvey Silverglate
3 min read
Cancel Culture
Quillette Weekly

Quillette Weekly

Terry Glavin on the unmarked-graves saga, Tavistock's demise, and Chappelle's triumph.

Zoe Booth
Zoe Booth
3 min read
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