Essays

Unsafe Spaces

The silencing of the American mind. 

The Self-Made Trap

Why the Right shuns the best arguments against gay marriage.

The Prince

Vladimir Putin as Machiavellian statesman. 

Free at Last

The 13th Amendment's enduring greatness.

The Philistine on Parnassus

Why we haven't outgrown Thomas Babington Macaulay.

Master of Suspense

Alfred Hitchcock's postmodern appeal.