Culture

This Shakespeare Fits Our Era of Puritanical Licentiousness

So why do we have such a problem with it?

RIP Simone Veil, More Than a French Feminist

She advanced abortion law without ripping nation apart.

Jesus Shrugged

What if Christian organizations just went on strike?

Will American Science Stay On Top?

Scientific elites provoke America’s egalitarian anxieties.

Christian Thinkers Gather to Denounce Benedict Option

Why they think Rod Dreher is wrong.

A Euro-African West?

Meditations on civilization by Trump, Macron, Douthat and me

‘The Big Sick’ Suffers From More Than Just a Coma

Another take on the new Judd Apatow darling.

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Tocqueville: Women Made America Great

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Ross Douthat “debates” Tyler Cowen

The Lost Women of South Central L.A.

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Why We Run With the Bulls

Pilgrims with white knuckles and red sashes, seeking an ‘authentic life.’

Play It Again, Sam

Why do we watch movies over and over?

Why the Media Really Hates ‘War Machine’

Michael Hastings’ ‘The Operators’ gets the Netflix treatment.

The Media and Silicon Valley Fear the Freedom They Created

From battering rams to gatekeepers of ‘the truth’

Hysteria Over Trump Transgender Bathroom Rule

Putting Title IX realities in perspective.

Do Fascists and Marxists Actually Exist?

Sometimes the labels just don’t jibe.

Summer of Love, Winter of Decline

1967 flower power harvested weeds of chaos. Trust me, I was there.