“The Age of Adeline” puts a human face on immortality, and captures the joy of finding someone with whom one can grow old.
A caution against juxtaposing your life with that of a famous classical writer
London’s National Theatre stages a philosophy of mind debate that seeks more than the God of the Gaps.
New Jersey’s governor offers a slap-on-the-wrist environmental settlement that pads the state’s general slush fund.
The SNP’s huge electoral gains do not change the monetary math that would collapse an autonomous Scotland.
Seymour Hersh’s sources tell a more believable story than the self-serving official White House narrative.
What we knew in 2003 didn’t make the case for war—a campaign of hype and deceit did.
How borrowing nations have built power and wealth of their own
Our generals are better at bureaucratic infighting than war fighting.
Her hatred of Muslims extends to their constitutional liberties—and even Bill O’Reilly has had enough.
If Congress can’t defend its legislative prerogatives, citizens may need to engage in regulatory disobedience.
Matthew Crawford targets virtual reality and the epistemological frauds we’ve believed since the Enlightenment.
History should caution the United States from believing that armed conflict with “perpetual” enemies is unavoidable.
USA Today marvels at Israeli feats of high-tech water management, but ignores that water’s unjust distribution.
Obama’s political guru frankly fused liberal idealism with urban transactional politics.
The Wisconsin governor’s success was built on the Bush GOP’s failures.
How a 20th-century gentleman from Indiana fought giantism
The United States’s targeted killing program has neither the controls nor the justifications the president promises.
A book on renewing community through friendship offers hope in the face of uncertainty.