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Around the Novahood

Around the Novahood appears periodically, containing brief items of interest from the greater Northern Virginia area. LOUDOUN NOTES FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN JUDGE The General Assembly has approved the nominations of two judges to the Loudoun County General District Court, including the… Read More ›

Quackery with Canards

Recently, a prominent Virginia newspaper offered an editorial opinion that complemented the Virginia Senate for “slowing down” legislative approval of bills, thereby allowing “cooler heads” to prevail. Naturally, this opinion was supported by selections from the Founding Fathers with respect… Read More ›

Three Centuries of Indecision

Editors’ Note: See also Workers Are Us in today’s issue. Bernardino Ramazzini (1633–1714), an Italian physician, was appointed to the chair of theory of medicine at the University of Modena in 1682 and served as professor of medicine at the… Read More ›

Brief Cases

Brief Cases is published occasionally to update information on previously published articles and/or to add comment upon them. Sometimes the content will be new, particularly as the material is deemed to be of note. CUCCINELLI APPOINTMENT TO TOP IMMIGRATION JOB… Read More ›

Workers Are Us

Editors’ Note: See also Three Centuries of Indecision in today’s issue. As VoxFairfax celebrates its second anniversary this week, the editors are mindful of another commemorative event over a century ago. A short 109 years ago, on March 25, 1911,… Read More ›

Everyone’s a Socialist in a Pandemic

Republicans Want Medicare for All, but Just for This One Disease Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, March 11, 2020. By Farhad Manjoo All it took was a pandemic of potentially unprecedented scale and severity and suddenly it’s like… Read More ›

An American Caste System

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, February 28, 2020. This article is adapted from Nelson D. Schwartz’s new book, The Velvet Rope Economy: How Inequality Became Big Business. By Nelson D. Schwartz A $1,000 seat at Yankee Stadium,… Read More ›