Author Archives: Lewis McCrary

How to Remember Ike

Fighting over new additions to the capital’s collection of memorials is to …

Local Economies of Care

Amid this week’s debate over the meaning of a Vatican department’s call …

No Economic Blues Inside the Beltway

Bloomberg reports that Washington has now surpassed Silicon Valley as the metropolitan …

Harvard’s Lessig to Occupy DC: Work with Tea Party

Just before dinner time on Tuesday, the Occupy DC movement was visited …

Jane Jacobs: The Movie?

A Toronto news site reports that at least one Hollywood A-lister wants …

Debit Card Winners and Losers

The State giveth, and the State taketh away. At least, that’s how …

Facebook as digital passport?

NPR reports that an increasing number of news sites — in the …

Food, Inc. Fights Back

Since the anti-agribusiness movement hit full stride with the release of the …

Why We Should Forget 9/11

If we continue to let 9/11 haunt America’s collective memory, and thus …

9/11 Anniversary Exploited to Protect Defense Spending

While Dick Cheney attempts to lead the 9/11 decennial news cycle by re-litigating waterboarding, …

History and Original Sin

You need only mention outmoded concepts like “original sin,” to get folks …

The Ethics of Ghostwriting

Seasoned journalist and commentator Dan Gillmor argues that media outlets are acting …

Harvard’s Civil War

Battle of Manassas

A Nation Derailed

Passenger trains united a continent—can they do so again?

America: The Last Best Hope of 1991?

America’s custodian of the virtues, William J. Bennett, is as prolific as …

Marshall McLuhan: the first blogger?

Today marks Marshall McLuhan’s 100th birthday. While the Canadian-born media theorist wasn’t …

The Death of Borders and the Fate of Small Magazines

A great amenity of the dying bookstore megachains is the square footage …

TAC in Las Vegas for FreedomFest

If you’re in or near Las Vegas for this weekend, join TAC …

Mike Church Show to Feature TAC Cover Story

Wednesday’s Mike Church Show, broadcast on Sirius XM radio, will feature a …

2012 and Latter-Day Taint

The idea of a Mormon president is as unpopular today as the …

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