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Culture

Dress to Express

Dress to Express

Fashion speaks truth to power.

Richard Thompson Ford
Saving Grace

Saving Grace

At 150, George Eliot’s novel offers timely reflection on suffering and hope.

Elayne Allen
Cancel Culture Gone Wild

Cancel Culture Gone Wild

A story of three turmoils, and lessons for managing a ghastly, growing problem.

Jeffrey Gedmin
OK Boomer
Film

OK Boomer

Can a World War II-era movie about an old crank help with generational riddles today?

Abe Callard
1619 vs. 1776

1619 vs. 1776

A common historical narrative is part of the glue that holds a nation together. Editorial board member Daniel Chirot argues that American renewal depends upon empathy and compromise in how we tell the American story.

Daniel Chirot
Breaking Bread
Books

Breaking Bread

Sometimes it’s easier to understand people who’ve been below ground for a couple of centuries.

Mike St. Thomas
Maybe Next Time

Maybe Next Time

Groupthink makes bad policy. So why are there still so few women at the Pentagon?

Carla Anne Robbins
The Collapse of Reality

The Collapse of Reality

Mass entertainment, technological advance, and the lure of the internet have brought us to a place we’ve never been before.

Adam Garfinkle