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The Future Is Mixed

At last count, 22 percent of Canadian residents and nearly 30 percent of Australian residents are immigrants. In just the last twenty years, the relative size of the foreign-born population in the United Kingdom has doubled. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that sometime before 2030, the United . . . . Continue Reading »

Woke Totemism

A year ago in April, a student group at the university where I teach invited Amy Wax, a law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, to speak on the topic of racial inequality. Days before the talk, the faculty email list exploded with vituperative attacks on Wax and on the student group . . . . Continue Reading »

On Dominant Minorities

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has made a compelling case for the creative and culturally dynamic role that religious minorities can play, even in societies where the majority of people deeply oppose their religious inclinations, as was the case for much of the history of the Jewish people in Christian . . . . Continue Reading »

Remembering Some of the Answers

The vicious riots that took place last spring in the South-Central section of Los Angeles may be taken as a tragic reminder of the need for all Americans continually to evaluate the unique character of ethnic relations in this country. Such relations clearly remain fragile and, indeed, represent . . . . Continue Reading »

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