A few things online that caught my attention this week:
How moderates and progressives can come together on spending
How personal responsibility evolved into selfishness
Jonathan Den Hartog reviews Tracy McKenzie’s We the Fallen People: The Founders and the Future of American Democracy
Richard Naughton reviews Billy Jean King’s autobiography
How cities dealt with pet waste
Conservatives who would rather die and “not own the “Libs.”
Thomas Koenig reviews Colin Woodard’s Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood
Eric Alterman reviews Thomas Dyja’s New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation
Gracy Olmstead talks about what it’s like to be uprooted
Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn on the “art of living“
Does the Economics Department at Harvard really need $100 million?
The Spokane Indians
Richard Stengel reviews new books on the American founding by Joseph Ellis and Gordon Wood
Pastors who did not speak-out against lynching
Did John Calhoun invent the filibuster?