Berlin is one my favorite cities. I was on the Berlin Square in 1999, and was impressed with the interaction of the World War II-bombed church in the midst of modern city activity. This act of terrorism has struck deep and must be avenged.
Workers are toiling longer and getting paid less than their parents. Their struggles have been forgotten or ignored in Washington.
Source: When Work Loses Its Dignity – The New York Times
The Western order finds internal critics.
Source: Among the Post-Liberals – The New York Times
The topic is everywhere in the news, but it has disappeared from college campuses.
Source: Why Did We Stop Teaching Political History? – The New York Times
What does it mean to live a productive life? What about a happy life? Five exercises that tackle the tough questions. Try these at home.
Source: How to Live Wisely – The New York Times
I always included the Sam Wilson story in my lectures. Guess I will have to add this interpretation.
A professor has fleshed out a reference that predates traditional wisdom, which has long suggested that the nickname was derived from an upstate New York butcher.
Source: Alternate Uncle Sam Spotted in the Mists of New York History – The New York Times
Authoritarianism is ascendant and with it anti-rational bigotry. History does not end. It eddies.
Source: The Death of Liberalism – The New York Times