Excerpt: “How Hitchens Can Save the Left”

When he saw his old left-wing comrades busily hatching excuses for neutrality as Slobodan Milošević waged war on Bosnia, he realized that much of the Left was either indifferent about this confrontation or on the wrong side.”

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The NatCons v. Ukraine

At least Hazony recognizes that the democratic world should defend Ukraine. Other nationalists do not agree.”

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Stop Saying Biden Is “A Lot like Trump” on China

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All the headlines about how we will see a continuation of President Trump’s China policies under a potential Biden administration ignore their radically divergent views about the United States’ role in the world.”

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Why Cancel Culture Won’t Last

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“This is the thing about moral panics—while threatening, they can be illuminating.”

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The Dangers of Politicizing the Coronavirus

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“It is not often that everyone in the country faces the same towering life-and-death challenge all at once, which is why we should drop the cheap partisan smears and start talking honestly about the greatest threat we have confronted in a generation.”

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When Josh Hawley Overplays His Hand

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“But that is no reason to allow Senator Hawley to misrepresent history in the service of a political narrative that will cause even greater damage to an international system that is already under immense strain.”

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If There Were Ever a Time for Bipartisanship, It Is Now

“COVID-19 presents a unique opportunity for governments to build trust. According to a recent update of the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer, trust in government around the world spiked by 11 points between January and May 2020.”

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