What is the self? Do we all have one? Is it best treated with Botox or with books? Bohemian Los Angeles explains it all.
On Gerald Ford's greatness and the New York Times's ghastly coverage of Iraq.
The story behind the story of Gerald Ford's pardon of Nixon.
The collapse of the Soviet Union was far from inevitable: A historic opportunity to democratize and marketize Russia by more gradual means was lost--and the people paid the price.
God's War explores the barbaric clash of Christianity and Islam,
and what happens when people follow religious voices that no one else
While there may be something great about winning a war, the United
States must learn there is something much greater about using the tools of peacemaking to build a better world.
We are now led by a false warrior who acts the simpleton, while playing to his version of what Middle America wants. To stop the madness, on November 7 voters must soundly repudiate what Bush has wrought.
Two new books examine the diverse and ambitious alliances that led to the end of slavery in America.
It doesn't matter that Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette is a dreadful film, but it is alarming that the past is increasingly seen as a place in which the most important thing of all is who's, like, famous.