Stuck with Lawler

Stuck with Lawler

Reflections on Natural Law, History, and the Enduring Legacy of Peter Augustine Lawler By Grant Havers It has been five years since the passing of Peter Augustine Lawler. Friends and readers may wonder what exactly he would have thought of the disorienting changes in...
Dictatorship and the Common Man

Dictatorship and the Common Man

China Unbound: A New World Disorder By Joanna Chiu. House of Anansi Press, 2021. Paperback, 304 pages, $20. Reviewed by Jason Morgan For most of the Donald Trump presidency, the news in the United States about the People’s Republic of China was edged with great-power...
Long Live the Greeks

Long Live the Greeks

The Greeks: A Global History  by Roderick Beaton. Basic Books, 2021. Hardback, 608 pages, $35. Reviewed by Casey Chalk It is remarkable to consider the contribution of Greek civilization to the pillars of the Western world. Much of American (and Western) political...
The Virtues of a ‘Laid Back’ Foreign Policy

The Virtues of a ‘Laid Back’ Foreign Policy

The Stupidity of War: American Foreign Policy and the Case for Complacency by John Mueller. Cambridge University Press, 2021. Hardback, 342 pages, $28. Reviewed by Michael J. Ard John Mueller, professor emeritus from the Ohio State University, has long questioned the...
This Comes of Settling a Country

This Comes of Settling a Country

Freedom by Sebastian Junger Simon & Schuster, 2021. Hardback, 160 pages, $26. Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl An example of freedom is a bird being let out of a cage, or a prisoner being released from prison after serving a certain amount of time, or a woman...

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