The Playboy founder probably changed everyday life in America more than any other person of his generation
Brutalities cry for attention. Attention to the appalling causes disturbance. Deal with it. You’re at school to be disturbed.
An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell
The captain of the Underground Railroad couldn’t have been placed on the $20 bill at a more auspicious moment
Repeatedly asked to uphold value systems they no longer share, Diaspora Jewry may soon hit unsubscribe
Jackson, Polk, and—Kissinger?
The generous master poet of the sublime died this week at age 78
Which does more good: changing hearts or changing laws? And what role does mass protest play in creating that change? In a back room, the presidential candidate debated an activist, but also her former ‘Goldwater Girl’ self.
The argument over the nuclear deal pits Israel’s paranoid essentialism against Obama’s reformist belief in the possibility of change
What’s really at stake in awarding a character prize to the French satirical weekly?
The Enlightenment was never about colonialism or mindless pursuit of perfection—it was, and is, about liberating us all
Why Hollywood gets social movements wrong: They are not the work of messy, failed organizations or misbegotten armies
Why is it hard for progressives to understand that Jew-hatred can never be one whit more defensible than any other racial insanity?
The apostle of Third-Worldist violence as a cleansing flame is alive and well, and raging across the region