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Who’ll Stand for Democracy?

As the United States and China hurtle toward Cold War, our next President must take a stand for our most enduring value.

By William J. Antholis Emmanuelle M. Murphy

Think Tank in the Tank

I spent two decades writing for City Journal, and I cherished it and the Manhattan Institute’s independence. Then came the Trump era.

By Sol Stern

Can the Police Really Change?

The answer is, they must—or risk the full destruction of their credibility.

By Jonathan Blanks

Policing the Police

A Justice Department veteran talks about consent decrees—the police monitoring tool the Trump Administration has given up on.

By Christy Lopez

Unlike Mike

The Democratic Socialists of America is much bigger than it was in founder Mike Harrington’s day. But has it strayed too far from his vision?

By Jo-Ann Mort