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Ambitious Nihilism

From the February 2024 Print Edition

The Palo Alto suicides started in 2002, when Malcolm Harris, Palo Alto High School class of 2007 and author of Palo Alto: A History of California, Capitalism, and the World, must have been in middle school. I, a year ahead in the class of 2006, was adjusting to the awkward realities of the . . . . Continue Reading »

A Parallel Polis

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In a time when there is little cultural respite from the institutional advancements of the left, First Things is indispensable to the creation of the “parallel polis.” And your subscriptions and donations are indispensable to First Things. Continue Reading »