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Posts tagged “Walter Russell Mead”

Putin, Checkmated?

Russia’s economic free fall and the fate of its leader

Posted December 17th, 2014

Beyoncé 101

Rutgers University, which costs nearly $40,000 per year in tuition, room, and …

Posted February 4th, 2014

The God Who Is Really There

Walter Russell Mead, on believing in God: Most of the atheists I’ve …

Posted January 5th, 2014

Dwindling Market For Elite CW

Here’s Walter Russell Mead on the demise of Newsweek, which Barry Diller …

Posted August 5th, 2013

The Egyptian Catastrophe

I haven’t blogged much about the ongoing catastrophe in Egypt, mostly because …

Posted July 9th, 2013

A Scary Religion Ghost In Israel

The media criticism site Get Religion identifies what it calls “ghosts” in …

Posted July 7th, 2013

Doctor Who’s Pervert Masters

Speaking of Mr. Berman and Horace Mann, there are now more stories …

Posted March 26th, 2013

Celibacy And Catholicism

Cards on the table: I am not a Catholic, and I believe …

Posted March 3rd, 2013

The Serenity Prayer As A Guide To National Security Policy

You know the so-called Serenity Prayer, beloved of twelve-steppers, right?: God, grant …

Posted February 18th, 2013

The (Ever More) Naked Public Square

The eminent sociologist Peter Berger looks at some recent legal cases in …

Posted January 29th, 2013

The University As Resort

The NYT reports that many US colleges have built fancy facilities, and …

Posted December 14th, 2012

Back To School, Suckaz!

Walter Russell Mead addresses the young’uns at college. He teaches college, and he …

Posted September 5th, 2012

Mormons Know How To Live Well

According to a Gallup poll measuring quality of life across 13 metrics, …

Posted August 8th, 2012

The Coming Attack on Universities

In an insightful, if depressing, post commenting on the shutting down of …

Posted July 20th, 2012

Meritocracy and Humility

I can’t possibly do justice to Walter Russell Mead’s long, provocative meditation …

Posted July 9th, 2012

1776 Meets 2012

Walter Russell Mead imagines the Declaration of Independence if it were written …

Posted July 3rd, 2012

They Never Saw It Coming

A reader sends this NYTimes analysis along, saying it points to “the …

Posted June 24th, 2012