Category: History

Orwell: Progressives Aren’t Fascists

But neither can they satisfy the longings of the human soul.
Scott Galupo August 26, 2014

When Baltimore Bore the “Bombs Bursting in Air”

200 years ago tonight, the British bombardment of Ft. McHenry inspired the "Star-Spangled Banner".
Catherine Addington July 4, 2014

Geishas By Gaslight: Kobayashi Kiyochika at the Freer Gallery

A D.C. show displays haunting, color-washed night scenes on par with Edward Hopper.
Eve Tushnet June 17, 2014

Hideous Strength: “Degenerate Art” at the Neue Galerie

How the Nazis tried to discredit modern art by exhibiting it
Eve Tushnet April 25, 2014

Rand Paul and Libertarian Switcheroos on Race

Like the very evenhanded Jamelle Bouie here, I think Sen. Rand Paul’s heart was in the right place when…
Scott Galupo March 26, 2014

Liberalism’s (Un)Limited Government

Why is it that today’s liberals have become the most ardent cheerleaders of arbitrary monarchy? Wasn’t liberalism born of…
Patrick J. Deneen February 20, 2014

Understanding Fuddy-Duddy Beatle Haters

They didn't so much push musical boundaries as consolidate advances.
Scott Galupo February 11, 2014

A Long, Cold Lent: David Adams Richards’s Friends of Meager Fortune

A grim Canadian tale makes a polar vortex feel warm by comparison.
Eve Tushnet January 22, 2014

How Community Keeps Us Sane

Since the medieval ages, the small town of Geel, Belgium has had an eccentric but vital vocation: its inhabitants…
Gracy Olmstead January 14, 2014

What Reagan Got Right About South African Sanctions

“Apartheid is an affront to human rights and human dignity. Normal and friendly relations cannot exist between the United…
Patrick Buchanan December 10, 2013