Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011) was a columnist for Vanity Fair and the author, most recently, of Arguably, a collection of essays.

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Sept. 27 2010 11:10 AMGod's BigmouthsMen like Bishop Eddie Long are fouling the legacy of the civil rights movement.
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Sept. 13 2010 11:16 AMA Call for Earthly JusticeHolding the Catholic Church accountable for its crimes.
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Aug. 30 2010 12:03 PMWhite FrightGlenn Beck's rally was large, vague, moist, and undirected—the Waterworld of white self-pity.
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Aug. 16 2010 11:41 AMIt's Not Just About IsraelSix more reasons why we can't let Iran get nukes.
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Aug. 2 2010 11:11 AMHugo BossWhat I learned about Hugo Chávez's mental health when I visited Venezuela with Sean Penn.
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July 19 2010 11:03 AMMel Gibson Isn't Just an Angry NarcissistHis tirades are the distilled violence, cruelty, and bigotry of right-wing Catholic ideology.
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July 5 2010 2:11 PMOne More MissionGen. Stanley McChrystal should oversee the U.S. drawdown from Iraq.
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June 21 2010 11:10 AMBring on the Coalition of the DiggingWhy are we so focused on the problems Afghanistan's vast mineral deposits could bring?
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June 7 2010 11:01 AMIsrael and Turkey: It's ComplicatedThe flotilla foul-up pits former friends against each other.
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June 3 2010 6:49 PMFragments From an Education
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May 31 2010 11:39 AMIs the Vatican a Sovereign State?Elena Kagan and her colleagues in the solicitor general's office say it is. They should be ashamed.
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May 17 2010 11:42 AMDon't Let Iran Blackmail the WorldAs the international community stands by, Tehran comes closer to unveiling its nukes.
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May 3 2010 1:44 PMAu Revoir to the Status QuoBritish society is a three-party system stuffed into a two-party duopoly.
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April 19 2010 12:11 PMIceland Reminds Us Nature Is BossThe island has a way of imposing itself on Europe.
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April 5 2010 10:43 AMShut Up About Armenians or We'll Hurt Them AgainTurkish Prime Minister Erdogan's latest sinister threat.
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Sept. 20 2010 12:15 PMFrom the N-Word to Code WordsThe evolution of the race card in American politics.
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Sept. 6 2010 11:39 AMFree Exercise of Religion? No, Thanks.The taming and domestication of religious faith is one of the unceasing chores of civilization.
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Aug. 23 2010 2:01 PMA Test of ToleranceThe "Ground Zero mosque" debate is about tolerance—and a whole lot more.
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Aug. 9 2010 2:07 PMMau-Mauing the MosqueThe dispute over the "Ground Zero mosque" is an object lesson in how not to resist intolerance.
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July 26 2010 2:39 PMWhy Kosovo Still Matters The United States and Europe stood up to Serbia. Can they stand up to North Korea and Iran?
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July 12 2010 11:27 AMYour Tax Dollars at Work—in West Bank SettlementsWhy is the U.S. Treasury Department subsidizing zealots who oppose our foreign-policy objectives?
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June 28 2010 1:49 PMThe Narcissism of the Small DifferenceIn ethno-national conflicts, it really is the little things that tick people off.
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June 14 2010 10:56 AMCharles, Prince of PiffleA very silly man gives a very sinister speech.
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June 6 2010 6:03 AMA Short Footnote on the Grape and the Grain
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June 2 2010 8:00 PMThe Commander: My Father, Eric Hitchens
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May 24 2010 12:10 PMKim Jong-il's Willing AccomplicesThe West puts up with the evil madman's antics because we're afraid of triggering worse.
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May 10 2010 11:16 AMIn Your FaceFrench attempts to outlaw the burqa strike a blow for the rights of women.
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April 26 2010 10:35 AMIs the Euro Doomed?The dreams of European union could die along with it.
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April 12 2010 10:47 AMWe Can't Let the Pope Decide Who's a CriminalBringing priestly offenders and the church's enablers to justice.
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March 29 2010 1:53 PMThe Pope Is Not Above the LawThe crimes within the Catholic Church demand justice.

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  Business
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Dear Prudence
Oct. 23 2014 6:00 AM Monster Kids from poorer neighborhoods keep coming to trick-or-treat in mine. Do I have to give them candy?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 8:51 AM The Male-Dominated Culture of Business in Tech Is Not Great for Women
  Slate Plus
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Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 23 2014 7:30 AM Our Solar System and Galaxy … Seen by an Astronaut
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