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The New Liberum Veto

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

Technology will determine the politics of the future. This invites a return to impersonal readings of history.
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The American Question

The one thing we all have in common is that all our ancestors left home
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Historiography Wars

Never before have we experienced such a multiplicity of thought, with so much independence from traditional gatekeepers.
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A Priesthood of Programmers

As the Church was to Christendom, and the press was to the public, programmers are to 21st-century society.
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Fecundity and Forgetting

A reflection on gentrification in London.
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America’s Demographic Deliberalization

Old America is being replaced by many different Americas. They will be held together by demagoguery.
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The IKEA Humans: The Social Base of Contemporary Liberalism

The social bonds of the modern Millennial are as fragmentary as their particle-board furniture.
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It’s Lit: Youth Culture and the Possible Resurrection of Savonarola

Savonarola's example, and indeed his glamor, will always be compelling.
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Not Only Revolutions: Sociology After Society

The eye of society struggles to extend into the shadows of the online.