Americans should not choose their foreign policy on the rebound.
The U.S. has experienced a period of nearly 150 years of ascendant, then preeminent, power in international relations.
Lauren Weiner reviews Allan Ryskind's book on the HUAC.
As long as Tea Party views prevail in the heart of the conservative coalition, it cannot create a governing majority in 21st-century America.
Lifelong dependence on the state is increasingly common for single mothers and their children.
If our government hopes to avoid public employees benefiting to the detriment of the public interest, citizens and statesmen must comprehend the consequences of public unions’ growing power.
Modern man may owe his existence to man's best friend.
James Stoner looks at 800 years of the Magna Carta.
Robert Middlekauff has written a morally generous and politically shrewd account of how politically formative was George Washington, even before his two terms as president.
As important players in the government they had brought about, Madison, Hamilton, Jay, and Washington cashed their winning tickets on the four-horse parlay that secured the Constitution.
Joseph Tartakovsky reviews three books on James Madison.
Gregg Frazer reviews Steven Green's ambitious book that breaks some new ground in the study of religion and the American Founding.
Matthew Stewart is exercised over the effort of Christian historians and apologists to depict the leaders of the American Revolution as “paragons of piety, even miniature deities,” thus disguising the truth that the founders were deist
Larry Siedentop exposes a baleful misunderstanding between Christianity and secularism, the former failing to acknowledge the legitimacy of its offspring, the latter forgetting its own origin or, worse, forging a fake genealogy that traces to the&
Douglas Kries looks at J. Budziszewski's interpretation of Thomas Aquinas's eight questions on the law in the Summa Theologiae.
Mark Blitz looks at our possible post-human future.
Carlos Fraenkel’s Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of five cultures, guided by the author’s efforts to teach philosophy in each of them.