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The Non-Bad Place

Welcome to the other side, the world of 2019.
LiteraturePoliticsTop Section

Garden-Variety Geopolitics: A Review of The Jungle Grows Back

Robert Kagan has a refreshingly un-Whiggish description on the liberal world order. But his prescriptions inherit no such imagination.
PhilosophyPoliticsTop Section

A Manifesto for Classical Liberalism

That's right. You have never debated someone like me before.
PoliticsTop Section

Against the Zeitgeist

Libertarianism ought to be a nonpolitical movement, but that's not what zeitgeist libertarianism stands for
CultureTop Section

The Decline of the Imperial Aesthetic

The Plattenbau, being the remnant of an overcome social order, encapsulates the anachronism that is mid-century modernism.
PoliticsTop Section

The Amazon HQ2 Scramble: The Wrong Kind of Jurisdictional Competition

Cities shouldn't hesitate to enact pro-growth policies, but the Amazon HQ2 scramble was a sham from the start.
HistoryPoliticsTop Section

The New Liberum Veto

While Poland-Lithuania vanished long ago, its liberum veto has found new life in the urban centers of California.
CultureTop Section

Oblivious Eros

America after the sexual revolution.
LiteratureTop Section

Invoking Liberation: A Review of Provocations

Camille Paglia's latest book, a compilation of her own work, carries an air of finality.
PhilosophyPoliticsTop Section

Media Bias and the Mob

What structural anthropology can tell us about the polarized press.
PoliticsSecond SectionTechnology

The Conversations that Cryptocurrency Killed

Distributed cryptographic systems have unceremoniously resolved issues that were once endless political tug-of-wars.
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Colonialism Was Hong Kong’s Exit

British rule in Hong Kong wasn't deliberated, and with it came a withdrawal from dysfunctional institutions to effective ones.
HistorySecond Section

The IKEA Humans: The Social Base of Contemporary Liberalism

The social bonds of the modern Millennial are as fragmentary as their particle-board furniture.
PhilosophySecond Section

Silicon Valley Struggle Sessions

The American techno-state has, after religion, become more fundamentalist.
CulturePoliticsSecond Section

How Message-Board Culture Remade the Left

For all we hear about 4chan and Trump, the main effects of radicalized posters have been on the left.
PoliticsSecond Section

Psycho Politics

On the left, liberalism has been consumed by universalism. On the right, it has been thoroughly demoralized.
PoliticsSecond Section

A Question of Merit

With or without a change in law, affirmative action will give way to reality.