Volume V, Number 2, Spring 2005
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Bursting the Chains
William Voegeli: False SecurityThe cynical idealism behind Social Security.
Bradley C. S. Watson: Love's Language LostSame—sex "marriage" and the right to a noun.
Hans L. Eicholz: A Revolutionary HistorianAppreciating Bernard Bailyn.
Reviews of Books
Gerard Alexander: Freedom FighterA review of The Case for Democracy: The Power of Freedom to Overcome Tyranny and Terror, by Natan Sharansky with Ron Dermer
Joseph Tartakovsky: Strange CreaturesA review of Russia in Search of Itself, by James H. Billington
Charles H. Fairbanks, Jr.: Tyranny And UtopiaA review of Stalin: Court of the Red Tsar, by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Clifford Orwin: The Straussians are Coming!A review of Leo Strauss and the Politics of American Empire, by Anne Norton
Jonathan V. Last: Malaise ForeverA review of The Real Jimmy Carter: How Our Worst Ex-President Undermines American Foreign Policy, Coddles Dictators, and Created the Party of Clinton and Kerry, by Steven F. Hayward
Angelo M. Codevilla: Get SeriousA review of War and the American Presidency, by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Peter S. Onuf: Professional OversightA review of Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, FraudAmerican History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and Goodwin, by Peter Charles Hoffer
David J. Bobb: The Future of PatriotismA review of A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn;
Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past, by Ray Raphael;
and A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror, by Larry Schweikart and Michael Allen
John B. Kienker: Mainly IncorrectA review of The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History, by Thomas E. Woods, Jr.
Conrad Black: No Bleeding HeartA review of For the Survival of Democracy: Franklin Roosevelt and the World Crisis of the 1930s, by Alonzo L. Hamby
Mark Krikorian: No Child Left BehindA review of The Empty Cradle: How Falling Birthrates Threaten World Prosperity and What to Do About It, by Phillip Longman
and Fewer: How the New Demography of Depopulation Will Shape Our Future, by Ben J. Wattenberg
Noah Pickus: From Them to UsA review of Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What it Means to Be American, edited by Tamar Jacoby
Christine Rosen: What (Most) Women WantA review of Taking Sex Differences Seriously, by Steven E. Rhoads
Richard Samuelson: The Ancient ConstitutionA review of Rule of Law: The Jurisprudence of Liberty in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, by John Phillip Reid
Stephen B. Presser: Uncommon LawA review of Common-Law Liberty: Rethinking American Constitutionalism, by James R. Stoner, Jr.
Eric R. Claeys: Learning the LawA review of Guardians of the Moral Order: The Legal Philosophy of the Supreme Court, 1860-1910, by Mark Warren Bailey
Nelson Lund: A Libertarian ConstitutionA review of Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty, by Randy E. Barnett
John Yoo: The "S" WordA review of The Case for Sovereignty: Why the World Should Welcome American Independence, by Jeremy A. Rabkin
Fred I. Greenstein: More with LessA review of My Life, by Bill Clinton
Richard Vedder: In Markets We TrustA review of How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country from the Pilgrims to the Present, by Thomas J. DiLorenzo
Thomas Blau: The World at WorkA review of Why Globalization Works, by Martin Wolf;
In Defense of Globalization, by Jagdish Bhagwati;
and Globalization and Its Discontents, by Joseph E. Stiglitz
Peter McNamara: The Limits of Spontaneous OrderA review of Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F. A. Hayek, by Bruce Caldwell
and Hayek's Journey: The Mind of Friedrich Hayek, by Alan Ebenstein
Douglas E. Streusand: New TotalitariansA review of New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism, by Barry Cooper
Robert R. Reilly: The Highest ThingsA review of Roman Catholic Political Philosophy, by James V. Schall
Yishaiya Abosch: Modern RepublicansA review of Machiavelli, Hobbes, and the Formation of a Liberal Republicanism in England, by Vickie B. Sullivan
Michael P. Zuckert: Redeeming the EnlightenmentA review of The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments, by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Susan D. Collins: Rediscovering the SelfA review of The Vehement Passions, by Philip Fisher
Thomas Meaney: Latin America's Greatest StorytellerA review of Borges: A Life, by Edwin Williamson
Cum Dignitate Otium
Christopher Flannery: Be Good, Be GoodAdvice from Mark Twain.