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Bruce Bawer
Bruce Bawer is the author of many books, including While Europe Slept (2006) and The Victims’ Revolution (2012). He lives in Norway.
by | Jul 27, 2022

Last Saturday evening, thanks to a spontaneous bout of channel surfing, I found myself watching, on NRK, Norway’s public-broadcasting network, the opening minutes of something I never even knew existed: the Eurovision Young Musicians competition.   Eurovision Young Musicians is not…

by | Jul 24, 2022

Not so very long ago, California was arguably the brightest jewel in the crown of human civilization. Now, thanks to Democratic politicians, its two once-great cities, San Francisco and Los Angeles, are post-apocalyptic pigsties where whole blocks of stores are…

by | Jul 22, 2022

Record inflation that’s forcing us to reconsider a diet of fried bugs and seaweed. Gas prices that are compelling BMW owners to don roller skates. And housing costs that make owning a modest bungalow seem as impossible a dream as…

by | Jul 17, 2022

I suspect that there were more than a few youngish New York Times readers who, on July 14, were baffled to turn a page and encounter a 2,500-word think piece about Janeane Garofalo. Jane who? Perhaps you’re too young to…

by | Jul 6, 2022

It was inevitable that in the midst of a full-bore attempt to reorder America in accordance with social-justice objectives, America’s left-leaning mainstream media would commemorate Independence Day by trying to shoot down absolutely everything that makes Americans love their country….

by | Jun 27, 2022

For a long time now, Sweden has had a history of being impressively ahead of the rest of the West in a number of areas: appeasing Nazis, remaining neutral during the Cold War, exporting porn, legalizing euthanasia, serving meatballs at…

by | Jun 24, 2022

Netflix Is a Joke is the name of a Netflix comedy festival that was held in Los Angeles from April 28 to May 8. It’s a curious title, because in comedy circles Netflix is indeed a joke — a streaming…

by | Jun 17, 2022

During his last few years, Gilbert Gottfried, the great stand-up comic who died in April at the age of 67, hosted a terrific weekly podcast on which he interviewed elderly showbiz veterans, some of them legendary actors, some of them…

by | Jun 13, 2022

Some news stories aren’t necessarily of international importance, but are worthy of notice because, in one way or another, they do such a terrific job of encapsulating the Zeitgeist. When I saw headlines last weekend trumpeting that an actor named…

by | Jun 10, 2022

Every year, the Norwegian Police Security Service (Politiets sikkerhetstjeneste, or PST) issues a National Threat Assessment report. Its objective is to identify what kinds of individuals or groups, either domestic or foreign, are likely to commit acts of terrorism in…

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