Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A New UNZ.org Research Competition

Earlier this summer, we ran a Historical Research Competition to help promote and publicize our UNZ.org content-archiving website, and the results were very satisfactory. Numerous excellent submissions were received, the prizes were awarded, and probably as a consequence our daily … Continue reading

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Gay Marriages Today, Polygamy Tomorrow?

Gay Marriages Today, Polygamy Tomorrow? by Ron Unz San Francisco Chronicle, Friday, October 8, 1999 WITH THE DEFENSE of the Marriage Act on California’s March ballot, the subject of gay rights is likely to move to the forefront of the political … Continue reading

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Too Many Guns and Too Many Gun Laws

“Too Many Guns and Too Many Gun Laws” by Ron Unz Unpublished, September 1999 The reaction to last week’s shooting massacre in Hawaii—among the worst in American history—indicates that our national gun control debate is driven less by reasoned analysis … Continue reading

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Federalism vs. Roe. vs. Wade

Federalism vs. Roe. vs. Wade by Ron Unz Wall Street Journal, Wednesday, June 16, 1999 Republican presidential front-runner George W. Bush has now announced that he will not impose an abortion litmus test on his Supreme Court nominees. Such views may … Continue reading

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America’s 1 3/4 Party Realignment

“America’s 1 3/4 Party Realignment” by Ron Unz Unpublished, March 1995 Since November, the national media has focused its attention on the dramatic victory of the Republicans, and the final capture of the party by its conservative, Reaganite core.  Much … Continue reading

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The Horcher Affair

“The Horcher Affair” by Ron K. Unz Unpublished, December 1994 If Californians had not already grown completely cynical and disgusted with their elected officials, the current battle for Assembly Speaker should achieve that result. But if cynicism and disgust lead … Continue reading

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On Being Colored in South Africa

On Being Colored in South Africa by Ron K. Unz The New York Times (Letters), February 2, 1986 In Tom Wicker’s Jan. 13 column, the Rev. Allan Boesak was characterized as a white South African champion of black rights, recently … Continue reading

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