How Do You Stop Racism on Twitter?
January 31, 2013
France wants to prosecute people who write racist tweets. America prefers a different approach: vigilante justice. Neither one will solve the problem.
The MOMA's "Inventing Abstraction" is Exhilirating, Challenging, and Completely Wrong
January 19, 2013
“Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925”
The War in Mali is a Reminder of France's Grand Malaise
January 15, 2013
The French public has recently been more inclined to a sense of decline, malaise, paralysis and crisis. And it is at least partially justified.
Poland in the Darkness of World War II
December 20, 2012
The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War By Halik Kochanski (Harvard University Press, 734 pp., $35) The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery By Witold Pilecki translated by Jarek Garliński (Aquila Polonica, 460 pp., $34.95) ONCE, THE Allied history of the Second World War—the Anglo-American history of the Second World War, the Victors’ history of the Second World War—was the only one we thought mattered.
The Birth of American Finance
December 07, 2012
How Alexander Hamilton and a Swiss anti-Federalist created our country's capitalist system.