Favorite Articles

The Moral Instinct by Steven Pinker

On the Uses of a Liberal Education by Earl Shorris

In Defense of the Book by William H Gass

Why Americans Are Not Taught History by Christopher Hitchens

Joy by Zadie Smith

Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool by George Orwell

A Mathematician's Lament by Paul Lockheart

The Road to 1984 by Thomas Pynchon

Laughing with Kafka by David Foster Wallace

Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco

We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People by Bill Moyers

Web Design - The First 100 Years by Maciej Cegłowsk

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math by Bill McKibben

The New Abolitionism by Christopher Hayes

What ISIS Really Wants by Graeme Wood

Deadly Triangle: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India by William Dalrymple

Monnet's Brandy and Europe's Fate by Strobe Talbott

The Obama Doctrine by Jeffrey Goldberg

The Case for Reperations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Secret History of Guns by Adam Winkler

Game Theory's Cure for Corruption by Suzanne Sadedin

Free Speech and the Modern Campus by Camille Paglia