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David Solway

David Solway is a Canadian poet and essayist. He is the author of The Big Lie: On Terror, Antisemitism, and Identity, and is currently working on a sequel, Living in the Valley of Shmoon. His new book on Jewish and Israeli themes, Hear, O Israel!, was released by Mantua Books. His latest book is The Boxthorn Tree, published in December 2012.
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Plain and Simple: Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism

Friday, January 6th, 2012 - by David Solway

There’s no daylight between the anti-Zionist and the anti-Semite.

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Deconstructing the State

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 - by David Solway

The state is both an idol and a piece of theater.

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Resisting the Obvious

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 - by David Solway

Time for Jews to wake up and smell the stench of bigotry and hatred.

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The Death of the Individual

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 - by David Solway

The end of the road for western civ?

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The Ark and the Titanic

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 - by David Solway

Two iconic vessels that define our multicultural times.

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Genèvievism Gone Global

Friday, October 21st, 2011 - by David Solway

Whether personal or collective, madness is madness. The “Occupy Wall Street” movement is a perfect example.

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David Horowitz: Points in Time

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 - by David Solway

An overview of one man and his work.

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The Weakness of the West

Friday, October 7th, 2011 - by David Solway

Western civilization is caught between the horns of a dilemma.

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The Return of the Prodigal Son

Sunday, September 25th, 2011 - by David Solway

A reluctant Jew finally sees the light.

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Thoughts on the Tenth Anniversary of 9/11

Sunday, September 11th, 2011 - by David Solway

One 9/11 is enough.

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The Return of the Vampire

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 - by David Solway

The vampire is no metaphor.

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Where Next for Obama?

Monday, August 29th, 2011 - by David Solway

Magic can turn failure into a resume enhancement.

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When a Civilization Goes Mad

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 - by David Solway

It begins with self-doubt; it ends with self-destruction.

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Anti-Semitism: The Same Old Lies Since 200 B.C.

Sunday, August 7th, 2011 - by David Solway

Like a zombie rising to threaten the living, the standard slanders return repeatedly.

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After Norway Massacre, the Debate Will Go On

Friday, July 29th, 2011 - by David Solway

The conservative argument against multiculturalism will not be silenced.

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On Making Love and Having Sex

Sunday, July 17th, 2011 - by David Solway

Have we lost the sense of the mystery of life?

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The Coming of the Fourth Reich?

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 - by David Solway

You — or your kids — will be assimilated: the "liberal" university prepares the totalitarian future.

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Seeing the Light

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 - by David Solway

Why the liberal-left is so mentally challenged. Also read 'Let There Be (Incandescent) Light!' at the Tatler.

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The Blue Lobster

Friday, June 17th, 2011 - by David Solway

Public intellectuals and political leaders are the bizarre crustaceans of our time.

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Infantilizing the Culture

Saturday, June 11th, 2011 - by David Solway

Our students may have stopped working, but they have not stopped playing.

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A Canadian Writer to His American Readers

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 - by David Solway

We are too profoundly aligned for Canadians to think of themselves as immune to the American malady.

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The City of Slaughter

Sunday, May 29th, 2011 - by David Solway

Chaim Nachman Bialik’s great poem about Russia's Kishinev pogrom of 1903 needs to be read and re-read.

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Deconstructing Chomsky

Saturday, May 21st, 2011 - by David Solway

If Noam Chomsky’s linguistics are problematic, can his politics be far behind?

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Bye Bye, Miss American Pie?

Sunday, May 8th, 2011 - by David Solway

"Drove my Chevy to the levee, but the levee was dry" — Don McLean’s hit song takes on an ominous ring, as America drives its Chevy Volt toward the levee of its future.

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Some Good News on the Death of Osama Bin Laden

Friday, May 6th, 2011 - by David Solway

Let us count the ways.

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