Articles of Note

Estimates of executions under Lenin and Stalin suggest an average of more than 10,000 per week. We've never come to terms with the cause and consequence of those killings... more »

New Books

"The Grande Decoration," Monet's multipart installation project, preoccupied the last decade of his life. It was a period of vacillation, self-doubt, and selfishness... more »

Essays & Opinions

Imagine a government chosen by those with knowledge of politics, economics, and policy. No more rule by the dismayingly ignorant. The appeal is clear — and fatal... more »