Finding Fukuyama’s Ends

Addis Goldman

Western liberal democracy is something worth aspiring toan optimal destiny, not an imminent fate.

Amazon and Us

Kyle Edward Williams

We are distinctly susceptible to businesses that ingeniously cater to and profit from our greatest vulnerabilities

Closing Time

Clare Coffey

Two new books discuss the extremes of the American economy.

Liberalism Strikes Back

Rita Koganzon

Liberalism today finds itself in the strange position of being the political philosophy that everyone lives by and no one wants to defend.

Scorsese’s Catholic Dilemma

Jeffrey Guhin

The question for Silence is not whether another world exists but how such a recognition should affect our lives here.

More Spooky Stories for Halloween

Spooky selections for your Halloween weekend

A Christian Movie that Embarrasses Christianity

Guest Blogger

Ben-Hur is yet another movie made by Christians that fails to do justice to their faith.

Brain Talk in the Age of Enlightenment

What’s the danger in loose brain talk?

The Hedgehog Recommends

Some spooky stories for Halloween.

Is Religious Freedom Imperiled?

John D. Inazu

Steven Smith’s newest book expresses greater pessimism about the current trajectory of religious freedom in America. But he may not be pessimistic enough.

Mirror, Mirror

B.D. McClay

For now, the television show that really will hold up the mirror to our technological lives probably has yet to air.

After Strange Gods: Peter Thiel and the Cult of Startupism

Guest Blogger

I don’t deny that Thiel offers genuine, authoritative insight into entrepreneurship and the dynamics of a startup organization. It’s when he tacitly suggests that society derives its crucial and even salvific dynamism from the startup that I become both skeptical and nervous