A review of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, by Rick Perlstein
A review of Resilient America: Electing Nixon in 1968, Channeling Dissent, and Dividing Government, by Michael Nelson.
A review of Point of Attack: Preventive War, International Law,
A senior fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Francis Fukuyama has lately been speaking ill of democracy to readers unused to hearing it spoken ill of.
Philip Hamburger, the Maurice and Hilda Friedman Professor at Columbia Law School, is a master surveyor of legal history who clearly likes to rummage about in old English and early American legal vaults.
The trump card of liberalism is always compassion. Whether it’s in a dorm room or on the Senate floor, in any debate the presumption is that liberals self-evidently care about people and their opponents do not.
A review of Capital in the Twenty-First Century, by Thomas Piketty
In his new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution, Richard Epstein seeks to present a “distinctive synthesis” of constitutional law that is neither progressive nor conservative.
Understanding Clarence Thomas is Ralph Rossum’s second study of the jurisprudence of “originalist” Justices on the Supreme Court. It will have to be next to his last, until there are some changes on the Court.
A review of The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation, by David Brion Davis
A review of
New York has a long history of political corruption.
Can American ingenuity bring back American greatness?
A review of A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism, by Patrick Allitt
A review of All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of M
A review of The Parthenon Enigma
A review of Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Bo