Articles of Note

Teaching political theory in Beijing. Human rights and democracy are fine, but no Marxism. And beware the censors... more »

New Books

Blinkered and dangerous. Westerners tend to write about war as if success and failure depended only on them, not enemies or locals... more »

Essays & Opinions

Words that used to mean something - ideals, character, self, soul - now mean nothing. The very idea of an inner life is passe at institutions of higher learning... more »