Arts & Culture Books
March 22, 2017
Charles R. Morris reviews "Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality" by James Kwak.
October 15, 2012
Economic inequality is the central domestic political issue in the upcoming presidential election.
June 04, 2012
Could the 2008 recession herald a progressive revival?
July 19, 2010
Henry Luce defined the print media model that dominated for most of the last century.
April 20, 2009
America engages a new world: Charles Morris on the magazine from 1959-2009
April 13, 2009
Charles Morris chronicles the first 50 years of America.
April 13, 2009

In 1938, America’s comparison of the terrors of Nazism with those in Spain was probably accurate. Fulton J. Sheen estimated that 12,000 clerics and 200,000 noncombatants had been murdered by the Spanish Republicans. Those numbers are too high, but not wildly so. Hugh Thomas, in

February 09, 2009
What exactly is the innovation gap?
March 12, 2007
De gustibus non est disputandum is a snippet of medieval wisdom mostly honored in the breach as evidenced by Michael Kammen 8217 s Visual Shock a cheerful history of more than a century and a half of arguments about art Kammen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of American culture and his re
November 14, 2005
Voltaire loved to mock the pretensions of scholastic philosophythe notion that some grand intellectualist construction would explain any fact the conviction that one rsquo s own mental categories were the real stuff of the universe the assumption of a guiding intelligence behind every event What