Skiing Alta with WFB

Skiing Alta with WFB

William F. Meehan III ‘Alta’ isn’t a word you hear often in fashionable conversations in skiing circles … You can live out a casual lifetime, as a casual skier, and not know about Alta, and the odd thing is that this really suits the Alta people just fine. There is...
Fukuyama’s Lopsided Identity

Fukuyama’s Lopsided Identity

Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment By Francis Fukuyama. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018. Hardcover, 240 pages, $26. Reviewed by Emina Melonic The current discussions of “identity” today are overwhelmingly focused on identity politics as...
Is Big Bad?

Is Big Bad?

Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy By Matt Stoller. Simon & Schuster, 2019. Hardcover, 608 pages, $30. Reviewed by Andrew R. Kloster Framing political debates today is nearly impossible. It is beyond debate at this point that our...
How the Land Can Heal

How the Land Can Heal

Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture, a New Earth by Charles Massy. Chelsea Green, 2018. Paperback, 511 pages, $24.95. Reviewed by Matt Miller Americans today little appreciate how European settlement transformed the landscape of this continent. Before...
The Superhero and the City

The Superhero and the City

Superhero Ethics: 10 Comic Book Heroes; 10 Ways to Save the World; Which One Do We Need Most Now? by Travis Smith. Templeton Press, 2018. Hardcover, 190 pages, $25. Reviewed by Ryan Shinkel Classical art imitated life to cultivate it. In Greek sculpture, great souls...

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