Jonathan Last

Weekly Standard

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Senior writer at the Weekly Standard,a conservative magazine, and author of What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

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Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

Fiscal Cliff Forever; Saucy Scalia; and Double Pope

Sequester madness begins today, the Supreme Court takes on the Voting Rights Act and gay marriage, a tough-sentence for Bradley Manning, and coming soon: a new Pope.

from Left, Right & Center

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a  Population Bomb  was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

Should Americans Be Having More Babies?

In the late 1960's, Paul Ehrlich warned that a Population Bomb was creating so many people they wouldn't be able to feed themselves within 20 years.

from To the Point

In  last night's debate ,  Mitt Romney  was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

Taking Stock of the First Debate

In last night's debate , Mitt Romney was an aggressive challenger, not afraid to accuse a sitting President of not telling the truth.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lifeguard tower honoring LGBTQ-plus pride was unveiled in Long Beach this afternoon.

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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

Santa Monica has a reputation as a paradise for lefties. But the city isn’t exactly welcoming to Latinos.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

from Left, Right & Center

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined

Some of the world’s largest corporations like Amazon, Walmart, Google, and UPS are all looking into using drones to deliver small packages.

from Greater LA

LA City Councilman Joe Buscaino is running to replace Mayor Eric Garcetti, and he held his first official campaign event on Monday along the Venice Beach boardwalk.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Political fallout is mounting as LA grapples with how to house its many residents living on the streets.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand