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E. D. Hirsch, Jr

Sol Stern on education thinker E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Hirsch was at the pinnacle of the academic world, in his mid-fifties, when he was struck by an insight into how reading is taught that, he says, “changed my life.” He […]

Who Killed California?

Troy Senik, author of the forthcoming book California at the Crossroads, currently has an article on California in the fall issue of National Affairs. The most egregiously coddled of the state’s favored constituencies are California’s public labor unions. This is […]

The Cable Front

A great Dennis Miller column from yesterday. Obama’s play is to downsize as far as American chest-thumping goes. I happen to believe we have oodles to be proud of, he feels the nation would be better off as the lion […]