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February 2016

Miguel Monjardino
An Athenian for Our Time | Why we read Thucydides
February 12, 2016

Nicole Gelinas
Housebroken | Socialized home “ownership” has become the American Dream.
February 8, 2016

Robert Bryce
Fossilized Thinking | In a simplistic and tedious new book, Andreas Malm argues that full Communism is the only cure for global warming.
February 5, 2016

Heather Mac Donald
Bizet’s Lost Pearl | The Metropolitan Opera brings a little-known opera to center stage.
February 4, 2016

Daniel DiSalvo
The Savior of French Liberalism | Raymond Aron’s work holds lessons for the future of Islam and the West.
February 3, 2016

Paul Beston
When Ali Was Dangerous | A new book chronicles Muhammad Ali’s short-lived but consequential friendship with Malcolm X.
February 2, 2016

January 2016

Daniel J. Mahoney
Political Action and the Primacy of the Good | The theological-political reflection of Pierre Manent
January 29, 2016

Barry Latzer
Rape and Retribution | Jon Krakauer’s compelling but misguided Missoula
January 28, 2016

Matthew Stewart
Papa’s Tall Tales | Fifty-year-old conversations with Ernest Hemingway reveal little that is new.
January 22, 2016

Howard Husock
Housing Policy, Hollywood Style | The story that The Big Short doesn’t tell about the 2008 mortgage meltdown
January 15, 2016

Nicole Gelinas
Walk this Way | How “Gridlock Sam” helped rescue New York from the legacy of Robert Moses
January 8, 2016

Jason L. Riley
When Black Lives Mattered | To other blacks, that is
January 6, 2016