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Havel’s Gourmet Grocer

This act of cowardice by a gourmet grocer in downtown Philadelphia…
June 4, 2020

The Destruction Of Authority

Whatever you think of Gen. Mattis’s rebuke of President Trump, the…
June 3, 2020

Trump The Girardian Scapegoat

Gen. James Mattis has finally criticized the man he once served…
June 3, 2020

The ‘Cost-Effective’ Coup and Other Myths

Fresh off of his defense of the foreign policy “Blob,” Hal…
May 13, 2020

No One Should Be Missing Kissinger

Thomas Meaney debunks the myth of Henry Kissinger: Since leaving office,…
May 11, 2020

Trump’s Contemptible War Powers Veto

The president once again showed his contempt for the Constitution with…
May 7, 2020

The State of the Union

To Establish Justice, America Must First Quell the Riots

The good senator from Missouri — the state in which Michael…
June 3, 2020

Podcast: Empire Has No Clothes, Episode 5, With Congressman Warren Davidson

On this edition of Empire Has No Clothes, Matt, Kelley, and…
June 3, 2020

Podcast: Ann Coulter on Why She Turned Against Trump

The following is an edited excerpt from bestselling author and columnist…
June 3, 2020

New Urbs

A Kid at Large In the Center of the Universe

I did not know that moving to Manhattan in 1957 had…
May 29, 2020

Why This New Yorker Returned to the Midwest

Editor’s Note: Before the pandemic changed the urban landscape of American…
May 22, 2020

Modernist Ideology Contributed to Unhealthy Architecture

Renaissance scholar Petrarch once wrote of Roman consul Scipio Africanus in…
May 8, 2020

Prufrock

What Happened to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?

In The New Yorker, James Marcus reviews Nicholas Basbanes’s new biography…
June 3, 2020

What Does Wallace Stegner Have to Say to Us Today?

In The New York Times, A. O. Scott revisits the work…
June 2, 2020

The Lessons of Beowulf

What does Beowulf have to say to us today? Among other…
June 1, 2020