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Festival Dispatch: Life Lessons from Larry David by Alexandra Schwartz. Larry David cleans up good. On Saturday afternoon, sitting in a director’s chair at a theatre on West Thirty-seventh Street and preparing to be grilled about his life and work […]


Holding the Jihadist Puppet Masters Accountable by Jamsheed & Carol Choksy. U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden acknowledged at Harvard’s Kennedy School what had already been a widespread belief: that Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia fueled a […]


Spiked reviews The Silence of Animals: On Progress and Other Modern Myths by John Gray.

Campus Cops

For Safety’s Sake, Get Rid of Campus Cops by John Paul Wright and Kevin M. Beaver. During the “political era” of American policing, political machines of both parties dictated policing practices. Similarly, an inherent conflict of interest occurs when college […]


Americans Short on Reasons to Trust by Glenn Harlan Reynolds. There’s a connection between the Secret Service’s Colombian hooker scandal and Americans’ increased worry about Ebola. Both have to do with trust. Until recently, if you’d asked Americans to pick […]


The Divorce-Proof Marriage by Olga Khazan. Your income, how long you dated, and how many people attend your wedding affect the odds you’ll stay together. More at Atlantic.


Is Burke The Right Role Model For American Conservatives? by Charles Kesler. Part 1 of an interview with Yuval Levin. More.


Religious Liberty at a Crossroads? by Gerard V. Bradley. US religious liberty law is not perfect, but it still deserves our support. Religious exemptions witness to the value of religion as a transcendent good. And nothing in the Supreme Court […]