Camus didn’t predict Covid, but he studied enough about pandemics throughout history to depict how predictably we’d all respond with denial and ego but also courage.
Sarah Chayes spent decades studying networks of corruption in the Third World. Now she’s finding the same level of kleptocracy in the US. Removing Trump will only be a start to making America fair again.
Was the United States founded as a racist nation, as the New York Times “1619 Project” contends? Or was America actually the world’s first explicitly anti-racist country?
George Washington has been under attack on social media and late night comedy. A new book tells the truth about how the founding father related to his enslaved people.
More than just a goofball road movie or even propaganda for a racially sanitized “New South” that never existed, the 1977 film offers a hopeful vision of the South that suggests a better story for the region.
Two new books from one of Europe’s most creative young thinkers show how Americans could — and should — get universal basic income, a 15-hour workweek and free immigration.