A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The pre-history of popular music
Marilyn Robinson on gun violence
Ross Douthat on the end of Roe
The religious roots of the phrase, “good guy with a gun”
Philip Dray talks about his new book, A Lynching at Port Jervis: Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age
The photography of Robert Adams
Is Dobbs based on good history?
Is America growing apart for good?
Abortion and religious freedom
In search of William Jenks’s 1808 essay, Memoir of the Northern Kingdom
Is capitalism built on greed?
What comes after the American century?
Colin Woodward reviews David Hackett Fischer, African American Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals