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May/June 2019

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Trump vs. The Border Invasion, Patrick J. Buchanan

Beard Was No Trimmer, Bill Kauffman

The Rise of Cultural Protectionism, Aram Bakshian Jr.


Progress for Peace

Front Lines

A Walmart Epiphany, Andrew J. Bacevich

The Democrats’ Big Tech Breakup, Daniel Kishi

After Trump, William S. Lind


Constitutional Populism, Lee Edwards


Medicare for All Myths, Jonathan Tepper

Kosovo at 20, Gil Barndollar

Think of the Children, Charles Fain Lehman

New Buildings, Old Cities, Matthew Robare

God and Man Everywhere, Jack H. Burke

Saving Fair Park, Anthony Paletta

Arts & Letters

Illiterate Global Hegemony, Justin Logan (Cult of Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security, Michael C. Desch, Princeton University Press, 368 pages)

Intellectual Revolution for Fun and Profit, Daniel McCarthy (Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites From Machiavelli to Madison, David Wootton, Belknap Press, 400 pages)

Family and Community Trump Trump, Kevin E. Stuart (Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, Timothy P. Carney, Harper, 368 pages)

Taking Stock of Venture Capital, Julius Krein (VC: An American History, Tom Nicholas, Harvard University Press, 400 pages)

The Uses and Abuses of Silence, Daniel Wiser Jr. (Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives, Jane Brox, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 320 pages)