Orwell: Progressives Aren’t Fascists
But neither can they satisfy the longings of the human soul.
When Baltimore Bore the “Bombs Bursting in Air”
200 years ago tonight, the British bombardment of Ft. McHenry inspired the "Star-Spangled Banner".
Geishas By Gaslight: Kobayashi Kiyochika at the Freer Gallery
A D.C. show displays haunting, color-washed night scenes on par with Edward Hopper.
Hideous Strength: “Degenerate Art” at the Neue Galerie
How the Nazis tried to discredit modern art by exhibiting it
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…
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…
Understanding Fuddy-Duddy Beatle Haters
They didn't so much push musical boundaries as consolidate advances.
A Long, Cold Lent: David Adams Richards’s Friends of Meager Fortune
A grim Canadian tale makes a polar vortex feel warm by comparison.
How Community Keeps Us Sane
Since the medieval ages, the small town of Geel, Belgium has had an eccentric but vital vocation: its inhabitants…
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…