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For BDSers, Holding Eurovision in Israel Is a Bridge Too Far PJ MEDIA, 19 September 2018
Playing Hardball with Hungary FRONT PAGE, 18 September 2018
Her Too FRONT PAGE, 5 September 2018
Thoughts on the Unthinkable PJ MEDIA, 17 August 2018
Norway’s Favorite Anti-Semitic Cartoonist Strikes Again PJ MEDIA, 14 August 2018
Organized Death in the Netherlands FRONT PAGE, 14 August 2018
Death by Entitlement PJ MEDIA, 10 August 2018
The Not-So-Great Gadsby PJ MEDIA, 31 July 2018
Fighting Free Speech at the New York Times PJ MEDIA, 2 July 2018
Innovation? Independent Thinking? In Western Europe? FRONT PAGE, 1 June 2018
“Next Year in Jerusalem!” Israel Wins Eurovision PJ MEDIA, 14 May 2018
Ruling Ideas and Annals of Evil FRONT PAGE, 11 April 2018
The Insanity of Open Borders PJ MEDIA, 10 April 2018
Who the Hell Is Pankaj Mishra? PJ MEDIA, 23 March 2018
Israeli Choreographers Banned from Oslo Festival FRONT PAGE, 23 March 2018
Whacking Wax FRONT PAGE, 20 March 2018
Learning from Oslo CITY JOURNAL, 7 March 2018
Yenta FRONT PAGE, 2 March 2018
Rebekah Mercer Fights Back PJ MEDIA, 15 February 2018
The Not-So-Precious Truth about the “Precious” NHS PJ MEDIA, 14 February 2017
Pelosi’s Race Lessons FRONT PAGE, 12 February 2018
I’m Not 100% White. Honest Injun! FRONT PAGE, 7 February 2018
Helge Lurås: Taking on the MSM in Norway, PJ MEDIA, 5 February 2018
Tilting at Academic  Windmills, ACADEMIC QUESTIONS, Spring 2018
Fun with Megyn and Jane FRONT PAGE, 29 January 2018
Death of a (Horrors!) Capitalist PJ MEDIA, 28 January 2018
Watching Human Rights Watch FRONT PAGE, 24 January 2018
Of Barbarism, Backlash, and Boundaries FRONT PAGE, 17 January 2018
An Open Letter to President Trump PJ MEDIA, 15 January 2018
Oprah, Hollywood Heroine PJ MEDIA, 10 January 2018
Palace Porn: Watching The Crown PJ MEDIA, 9 January 2018
Christmas TV in Scandinavia FRONT PAGE, 26 December 2017
The UN Probes Poverty – in the US FRONT PAGE, 19 December 2017
Rigging the Nobel Peace Prize Committee PJ MEDIA 13 December 2017
Gender Tyranny at Swedish Universities MINDING THE CAMPUS, 5 December 2017
Mute Inglorious Meryls? PJ MEDIA, 26 October 2017
Norm and Doug: Two Comedians Resisting PC PJ MEDIA, 22 October 2017
Dr Seuss in the Crosshairs FRONT PAGE, 10 October 2017
Susan Stryker and “Transgender Studies” FRONT PAGE, 4 October 2017
Life with Nanny Norway FRONT PAGE, 27 September 2017
Trump, Nixon, and the Media FRONT PAGE, 12 September 2017
Campus Chaos Comes to Reed College PJ MEDIA, 11 September 2017
Whitewashing Antifa in ‘The Atlantic’ PJ MEDIA 8 September 2017
Dumb Lemon PJ Media 30 August 2017
How Higher Education “Studies” Men JAMES G. MARTIN CENTER, 30 August 2017
Five Wartime Tearjerkers Millennials Should Know About PJ MEDIA, 22 August 2017
The Fatuity of Fat Studies NATIONAL REVIEW, 21 August 2017
The Anti-Semitic Jewish Media GATESTONE INSTITUTE, 16 August 2017
Just Like the Good Old Soviet Days FRONT PAGE, 16 August 2017
The Girl who Loved Hollywood COMMENTARY, September 2017 print issue, posted online 14 August 2017
The Mental Self-Oppression of “Intersectional” Racial Identity PJ MEDIA 11 August 2017
The Decline and Fault of an Academic Nitwit PJ MEDIA, 5 August 2017
Talking Campus Free Speech on Capitol Hill FRONT PAGE, 1 August 2017
The Pride and Dignity of Living under Two Flags PJ MEDIA, 18 June 2017
Whither Comedy after Kathy Griffin? PJ MEDIA, 13 June 2017
The WaPo vs. David Horowitz AMERICAN THINKER, 11 June 2017 (Also at FRONT PAGE, 14 June 2017)

Looking for a Drink CITY JOURNAL, Spring 2017
Insanity in Norway FRONT PAGE, 1 June 2017
Why Journalists Loved Obama and Hate Trump PJ MEDIA, 31 May 2017
Teacher’s Pet FRONT PAGE, 18 May 2017
Dissing English (not just England) at the EU FRONT PAGE, 11 May 2017
Celebrating Communism at the New York Times FRONT PAGE, 3 May 2017
Through the Looking Glass  FRONT PAGE, 14 April 2017
Growing to Love Country Music in Norway PJ MEDIA, 7 April 2017
Groupthink on Campus FRONT PAGE, 3 April 2017
No Laughing Matter NATIONAL REVIEW, 5 June 2016
Truth’ Isn’t True  FRONT PAGE, 14 October 2015 
EU Offers False Hope for Ukraine  FRONT PAGE, 25 February 2014
Harvard’s Rebel without a Clue  FRONT PAGE, 20 February 2014

Life and Death in Northern Europe FRONT PAGE, 17 February 2014
A Gay-Rights Cave-In at Sochi FRONT PAGE, 12 February 2014
Heading toward the EU Exit? FRONT PAGE, 11 February 2014
Jerry Seinfeld, Racist?  FRONT PAGE, 9 February 2014
Three Cheers for Lilyhammer  FRONT PAGE, 3 February 2014
An American Tragedy?  FRONT PAGE, 29 January 2014
Lying about Norway’s Progress Party  FRONT PAGE, 26 January 2014
Jews in Space FRONT PAGE, 15 January 2014
Romanticizing a Revolutionary  FRONT PAGE 12 January 2014
Labor Negotiations FRONT PAGE, 7 January 2014
Obsessing over the ‘Other’ FRONT PAGE, 2 January 2014
Red Star over Scandinavia FRONT PAGE, 30 December 2013
Mariah Carey Gives Her All to Angolan Dictator  FRONT PAGE, 26 December 2013
American Studies and Israel-Hatred  FRONT PAGE, 25 December 2013
A Jazzman’s Sour Notes on Race  FRONT PAGE, 18 December 2013
Thinking about ‘Racism’  FRONT PAGE, 12 December 2013
Insane Asylum Seekers FRONT PAGE, 5 December 2013
The Dutch Academy vs. The Heretic FRONT PAGE, 4 December 2013
The World Economic Forum’s ‘Gender Gap’ Lunacy FRONT PAGE, 2 December 2013
Popes vs. Jews  FRONT PAGE, 28 November 2013
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Race in America FRONT PAGE, 23 November 2013
America Undone  FRONT PAGE, 21 November 2013
Gypsies, Camps, and Thieves FRONT PAGE, 18 November 2013
Barbara Kay: Canada’s Coolest Columnist FRONT PAGE, 23 October 2013
Berkeley’s 8-Year-Old Book-Banner FRONT PAGE, 6 October 2013

Villanelle PJ MEDIA, 3 October 2013
Three Cheers for Poland FRONT PAGE, 2 October 2013
Voices of Reason about the Gender Wars FRONT PAGE, 29 September 2013
Destroying Norway’s Socialist Paradise? FRONT PAGE, 11 September 2013
Europe’s Would-Be Masters FRONT PAGE, 4 September 2013
The Billionaire and the Terrorist FRONT PAGE, 1 September 2013
Time After Time FRONT PAGE, 26 August 2013
‘Transgression’ and its Consequences FRONT PAGE, 20 August 2013
Socialists on the Campaign Trail FRONT PAGE, 14 August 2013
A Modest Proposal  FRONT PAGE, 7 August 2013
Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves FRONT PAGE, 4 August 2013
Hating Jews: A Global Study FRONT PAGE, 31 July 2013
Disgraceful Dinkins FRONT PAGE, 18 July 2013
The Lion in Winter: Gossipy Lunches with Orson Welles PAJAMAS MEDIA, 12 JULY 2013
Jeremy Scahill, Ideologue CITY JOURNAL Summer 2013
A Joke of a Men’s Studies Center  FRONT PAGE, 4 June 2013
What’s Wrong with Sweden?  FRONT PAGE, 20 May 2013
Hating the Flag FRONT PAGE, 1 May 2013

Which Ideology Can Lead Black Americans to Happiness and Wealth?PJ MEDIA, 26 April 2013
Standing Up against the European Superstate FRONT PAGE, 22 April 2013 
Swedish Left Reluctantly Drops Israel-Hating Party Leader FRONT PAGE, 15 April 2013
An Anatomy of Indoctrination FRONT PAGE, 8 April 2013
The New ‘Gender Gap’ FRONT PAGE, 2 April 2013
Germany Presents: ‘Jew in the Box’  FRONT PAGE, 31 March 2013

The Golden Age of American Song Was the Golden Age of America FORBES, 24 March 2013
A Morally Corrupt Virgin FRONT PAGE, 11 March 2013
Rehabilitating the ‘Disposable Sex’  FRONT PAGE, 5 March 2013
Seven Ways of Looking at Dennis Rodman FRONT PAGE, 4 March 2013
Canadian Supreme Court Kills Last Hope for Free Speech FRONT PAGE, 28 February 2013
The Foreign Aid Racket  FRONT PAGE, 7 February 2013
Canada’s Own Che FRONT PAGE, 28 January 2013
The EU Ponders Crackdown on Journalism  FRONT PAGE, 27 January 2013
In Love with Easeful Death  FRONT PAGE, 24 January 2013
State TV in Norway: Paying to Be Propagandized  FRONT PAGE, 22 January 2013
America the Racist, Sexist, and Classist  FRONT PAGE, 20 January 2013

A Patronizing Look at Campus Conservatives MINDING THE CAMPUS, 13 January 2013
One War Hero’s Humiliation at the Hands of Delta Airlines FRONT PAGE, 18 December 2012
Women’s Studies and the Spread of Man-Hatred FRONT PAGE, 10 December 2012
U. Cal.’s New Logo: A Sign of the Times FRONT PAGE, 9 December 2012
Left-Wing Madness at Butler University  FRONT PAGE, 28 November 2012

Twilight Struggles, Then and Now: A Review of The Party Line, PJ MEDIA, 26 November 2012
Anti-EU Brits Threatened with Losing their Foster Kids FRONT PAGE, 25 November 2012
Government Health-Care Horror Stories from Norway FRONT PAGE, 11 November 2012
The Free-Thinking Film Festival: It Ain’t Sundance  FRONT PAGE, 6 November 2012
Obama’s a Winner – In Europe at Least FRONT PAGE, 4 November 2012
A Tale of Two Rowans FRONT PAGE, 21 October 2012
The Man Behind the Nobel Prize FRONT PAGE, 14 October 2012
Socialism’s Cult of Mediocrity in Action FRONT PAGE, 7 October 2012
Intellectuals Rally to Eulogize Stalinist Eric Hobsbawm  FRONT PAGE, 3 October 2012
Financing a Farce  FRONT PAGE, 2 October 2012
Among the Eutopians FRONT PAGE, 30 September 2012

Anders Breivik Meets His Cushy Fate FRONT PAGE, 28 August 2012
The Fraud of Identity Studies FRONT PAGE, 27 August 2012
Inside the ‘Warmist’ Faith  FRONT PAGE,14 August 2012
Whitewashing a Dictator FRONT PAGE, 12 August 2012
The Totalitarians Within FRONT PAGE, 8 August 2012
Olympics Opening Ceremony: Liberty Forgotten  FRONT PAGE, 29 July 2012
Heroes in Aurora FRONT PAGE, 23 July 2012
Calls for a European First Amendment Grow FRONT PAGE, 17 July 2012
A Gypsy Fiasco in London  FRONT PAGE, 16 July 2012
Oppressed by a Pronoun  FRONT PAGE, 8 July 2012
Censorship at the U.N. FRONT PAGE, 4 July 2012
Fighting Back against United Nations Gangsters FRONT PAGE, 2 July 2012
R.I.P. Nora Ephron FRONT PAGE, 26 June 2012
Jew-Hatred in Norway FRONT PAGE, 13 June 2012
No Freedom of Speech for Norwegian Public Workers FRONT PAGE, 10 June 2012
Queen Elizabeth: A Bridge between Greatness and Decline FRONT PAGE, 6 June 2012
‘UN Me’ Provides a Valuable Service FRONT PAGE, 4 June 2012
Poll: Israel as Unpopular as Terror States Iran, North Korea  FRONT PAGE, 22 May 2012
Black Studies and the Totalitarian Mind FRONT PAGE, 16 May 2012
Oslo Freedom Forum’s Chilly Welcome in Norway FRONT PAGE, 13 May 2012
Hating America at the New York Times FRONT PAGE, 1 May 2012 
The European Anti-Semitism Sweepstakes FRONT PAGE, 26 April 2012
The Tea Party and the Revival of Liberty FRONT PAGE, 23 April 2012
Remembering Mike Wallace FRONT PAGE, 12 April 2012
Günter Grass Goes from Bad to Verse FRONT PAGE, 8 April 2012
The Nobel Follies FRONT PAGE, 3 April 2012
Hilton Kramer R.I.P. FRONT PAGE, 28 March 2012
Oxford’s Nazi Scientists FRONT PAGE, 4 March 2012
Lessons from North Korea FRONT PAGE, 20 February 2012
White Movie Heroes and Black Supporting Casts FRONT PAGE, 14 February 2012
“A Greater Chance for Glory” FRONT PAGE, 12 February 2012
Reporters without Credibility FRONT PAGE, 29 January 2012
The CBC’s Propaganda War FRONT PAGE, 25 January 2012
“Urinegate” Spurs Anti-American Hysterics FRONT PAGE, 16 January 2012
R.I.P.Christopher Hitchens FRONT PAGE, 18 December 2011
Selling EU Serfdom to the Masses FRONT PAGE, 15 December 2011
What Does It Mean to Be an “Intellectual,” Anyway? FRONT PAGE, 14 December 2011
I Sleep in Hitler’s Room: An American Jew Visits Germany PJ MEDIA, 8 December 2011
Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty FRONT PAGE, 7 December 2011
The Low Countries at their Lowest FRONT PAGE, 1 December 2011
The Reign in Spain FRONT PAGE, 29 November 2011
Midnight in Paris: The Woodman Stumbles, PJ MEDIA, 8 November 2011
Hot in Cleveland: the Anti-Two and a Half Men PJ MEDIA, 21 October 2011
Stalking the Dark Lady: An Investigative Journalist’s TalePJ MEDIA, 23 September 2011
Anti-semitism in Norway Redux PJ MEDIA, 16 September 2011
Anti-semitism in Norway PJ MEDIA, 16 September 2011
Dag Solstad’s Big Socialist Payday PJ MEDIA, 24 June 2011 
Do We Want To Be Fooled?  PJ MEDIA, 30 April 2011 
Ten suspicious things about Obama’s birth certificate PJ MEDIA, 27 April 2011
A Field Guide to Scandinavian Literary Birdbrains, PJ MEDIA, 25 April 2011
Alan Dershowitz and Norwegian Anti-Semitism PJ MEDIA, 6 April 2011
The Times’ Pinch of a Paywall PJ MEDIA, 21 March 2011 
Amend the Constitution? PJ MEDIA, 20 March 2011
Obama’s MindPJ MEDIA, 7 March 2011 
Cheap Spirits and the Spirit of FreedomPJ MEDIA, 28 February 2011
A heartwarming glimpse of life in Peace Prize country…. PJ MEDIA, 12 February 2011
Against Appearances LAPHAMS QUARTERLY, Winter 2011
The Real ‘Ugly American’ PJ MEDIA; 11 November 2010
What Ever Happened to Camille Paglia? PJ MEDIA, 20 September 2010
The Warming Faithful Gather in CopenhagenPJ MEDIA, 7 December 2009
What Kind of People Could Give a Nobel Peace Prize to Obama?PJ MEDIA, 29 November 2009
Howard Stern, Man’s Best FriendPJ MEDIA, 15 June 2009 
A Norwegian Thatcher? STANDPOINT, December 2008

The Times, It Ain’t a-Changin’ PJ MEDIA, 25 June 2008
Why we need more leaders like Vaclav Havel PAJAMAS MEDIA, 6 June 2008

The way of all flesh HUDSON REVIEW, Autumn 2007

Staten er overalt! MINERVA, January 2007 (Norwegian)
In the shadow of the Gulag: Tony Judt’s Europe  THE HUDSON REVIEW, Winter 2007

On the golden age of American songwriting HUDSON REVIEW, Autumn 2006

On the wealth of nations, NEW YORK TIMES, April 17, 2005

Hating America FRONT PAGE MAG, November 19, 2004
On Queen Christina of Sweden NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, November 7, 2004
On anti-American caricatures DAGBLADET, August 1, 2004 (Norwegian)

On the early 1960s WILSON QUARTERLY, Spring 2004  New York Times columnist David Brooks on this essay.

On Rick Santorum SALON.COM

On David Brock WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLD, March 17, 2002

What Is Truth? HUDSON REVIEW, Autumn 2001
On Pentecostalism and Robert Duvall’s film The Apostle THE NEW YORK TIMES, 8 February 1998
On Paul Moore’s Presences NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, 4 January 1998

Where Protestants Part Company NEW YORK TIMES, 5 April 1997
Who’s on Trial – The Heretic or the Church? NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, 7 April 1996
On PBS THE NEW REPUBLIC, March 27, 1995
On John Paul II’s book Crossing the Threshold of Hope  HUDSON REVIEW, Autumn 1994
On Peter Noll’s In the Face of Death NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, January 21, 1990