Adam Michnik, the Polish Solidarity hero-turned journalist, and one of my favorite humans alive, gives a typically provocative and wide-ranging interview dated from Jan. 15 with Dissent magazine, about Gulf War II (which he supported), the Transatlantic divide (which he worries about) anti-war intellectuals (who he mocks), and Bush's religious tendencies (which frighten him). You'll probably both agree with him and disagree with him, strongly. (Link via Norman Geras.)
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
"She was charged with violating the Reopening Ontario Act."
It's time for the left and the right to take a hard look at their favorite public-sector unions.
California Preservationists Sue To Overturn Law That Requires Property Owners Consent To Having Their Homes Landmarked
The lawsuit from three Orange County preservation groups argues that supposedly historic buildings should be afforded the same environmental protections as "air, water, and forests."