The disintegration of discourse has many causes, from political extremism to a feature of globalization that few consider — shipping containers.
In an interview with The Paris Review, Philip Roth talks about Ronald Reagan in terms shockingly similar to those he used to describe Trump.
The groups that vote in disastrous, incompetent leaderships time and time again, primarily lower income and less educated, are the ones who pay the heaviest price for the consequences, in resources and often in lives.
Just in time for the fall harvest festival of Sukkot, the U.S. Census Bureau has published what we might call a 2013 update of America’s own Harvest of Shame: a comprehensive annual report on the state of income, poverty and health insurance in the United States.
Pressure for black, women’s and gay rights has brought down barriers in America. But inequality is more rife than ever, J.J. Goldberg writes.
President Obama called the Boston Marathon bombing a ‘cowardly act.’ Why don’t we ever stop to think what an absurd adjective this is to describe most terror attacks?
Say what you will about Margaret Thatcher. The architect of painful economic restructuring, Britain’s Iron Lady was smarter and more tenacious than her friend Ronald Reagan.
The debate over taxes between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is really a clash between the approaches of two Republican icons: Ronald Reagan and Dwight Eisenhower.
Jewish radicals in California fought against social injustice —and Ronald Reagan in the ’80s. But they were inspired by images of the Holocaust.
Admirers of the 79-year-old filmstar Piper Laurie, especially her three Oscar-nominated performances in “The Hustler” (1961), “Carrie” (1976) and “Children of a Lesser God” (1986), may not know about the abiding importance of Yiddishkeit to her achievements.