Our October issue is out now!
Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Peter W. Wood is president of the National Association of Scholars. A former professor of anthropology and college provost, he is the author of Wrath: America Enraged and 1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project.
The ‘continent’ is a lot more than what Nikole Hannah-Jones considers a racist ‘dog whistle’
By Peter W. Wood
Greta Thunberg-style eco-apocalypse ranting is now common sense on the left
They are angry at vaccines mandates, vaccine passports, but mostly at government highhandedness
Aggregate history washes away the details that represent an actual life lived
The house of Morgan — the literal house of Morgan — is tying itself into knots to ‘prioritize’ all things black
Whom we honor and whom we cast out are decisions that may have little to do with who people really are
Rather than facing up to the threat China poses on American college campuses, the White House seems to want us to get along happily with our friends across the Taiwan Strait
The evil that we saw at a Texas synagogue is not senseless. It is self-gratifying
And cool it with the Covid hysteria
Science & Tech
My run-in with the late sociobiologist
At its best, the discipline taught us that our follies are as universal as our aspirations
To set fire to a public Christmas tree is to express destructive glee against the sentiments of the season
It’s always easier to feel certain about that which is uncertain. Just ask Joe Biden
Moderation is for milquetoasts
Followers of the style guide don’t understand what a versatile, vigorous sentence can do
Anthropology has turned its back on its legacy
Peter W. Wood
The University of Austin: a meteor aimed at higher ed?
Joe Biden, high priest of the cult of woke
Old Glory, new anger
Biden’s CRT plan for the schools
The climate change conformists
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.