Articles of Note

Women in combat: The first defenders of Stalingrad in 1942 were teenage girls, firing antiaircraft guns to halt German tanks... more »

New Books

A philosopher's life: When the Prague police planted drugs on Jacques Derrida, his lawyer told him to think of it as a ?literary experience?... more »

Essays & Opinions

Vocabulary = cognitive ability = economic success, writes E.D. Hirsch. To reduce inequality in America, a good place to start is the language-arts classroom... more »