The state of play in the 2016 election.
Trump and Political Speech, Our Crumbling Infrastructure, From Slavery to Freedom
Sometimes, worthy causes have unworthy champions.
A theory's improbable triumph in the academy.
What the hit musical gets right—and wrong.
Does Isaiah Berlin still matter?
Updating the Constitution with an internationalist spin would effect a sea change in our constitutional order.
Violent crime in America ebbs and flows.
The winners in the post-Cold War world will be those who best can manage its instability.
A look at Kissinger's early idealism.
If Mark Zuckerberg’s millions can't catalyze comprehensive public school reform, what can?
Roman history in a nutshell.
A Ciceronian history of Rome.
Classical literature and its transformative power.
Augustine's spiritual journey.
How to study Hume.
Marilynne Robinson is both a great novelist and a scholar.
Robert Tombs's history of England covers the Neanderthals to New Labour.
A look at the early debates that lead to the birth of the American Republic.
The enduring appeal of William Shakespeare.
The tragic vision of Jonathan Franzen.
The faultless grammar of Mary Norris.
Truth, lies, and TV spies.
A nation which refuses effective defense and just retaliation will sooner or later cease to exist.