A few things online that caught my attention this week:
One of the North Andover middle schoolers on her work in “ending witchcraft” in Salem.
David Brooks on Frederick Buechner
Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen reviews Clare Mac Cumhaill and Rachael Wiseman, Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life.
A conservative challenges “national conservatism” at First Things
Alan Jacobs on the politics of personal destruction.
Insights from the papers of Eugene Debs.
Edna Bonhomme reviews Farah Jasmine Griffin’s Read Until You Understand: The Profound Wisdom of Black Life and Literature.
Karen Sandstrom reviews Democracy’s Data: The Hidden Stories in the U.S. Census and How to Read Them
Was American democracy built to be democratic?