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Did the BLM Protests Against the Police Lead to the 2020 Spike in Homicides?

Did the BLM Protests Against the Police Lead to the 2020 Spike in Homicides?

Serious crime, particularly murder, soared while everyone was supposed to be locked indoors. Between 2019—by no means a famously peaceful year—and 2020, homicides alone surged by 42 percent during the summer and 34 percent during the fall. Many politically acceptable explanations have been advanced for this, with left-leaning

Wilfred Reilly
Wilfred Reilly
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A Declaration of Independence by a Princeton Professor

A Declaration of Independence by a Princeton Professor

In Congress, on July 4th, 1776, came the “unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America.” Signed by 56 men, many of whom were considered national heroes just a few minutes ago, it opens with a long and elegant sentence whose first words every American child knows, or used

Joshua T. Katz
Joshua T. Katz
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PODCAST 94: Professor Glenn Loury on Racial Unrest in America

PODCAST 94: Professor Glenn Loury on Racial Unrest in America

Glenn Loury, a professor of economics at Brown University, talks to Jonathan Kay about the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd. Professor Loury recently published a piece about this in Quillette entitled Condemn the Violence Without Equivocation.

Quillette
Quillette
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PODCAST 83: Professor Wilfred Reilly on his new book Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About

PODCAST 83: Professor Wilfred Reilly on his new book Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About

Kentucky State political science professor Wilfred Reilly talks to Toby Young about his new book Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About. Professor Reilly’s last piece for Quillette was about the 1776 project.

Quillette
Quillette
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Quillette Podcast 5 - Heather Mac Donald on the Free Speech Crisis in the Academy

Quillette Podcast 5 - Heather Mac Donald on the Free Speech Crisis in the Academy

Canadian editor Jonathan Kay talks to Heather Mac Donald, a Fellow of the Manhattan Institute, a contributing editor of City Journal and the author of several books, most recently The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture. Among other topics, they discuss her

Quillette
Quillette
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