brave new world Royal Navy Out of Missiles, Switching to Guns
It’s still (relatively) early days, but this is not a good sign for how our traditional allies are going to handle the Trump moment—or how Britain is handling Brexit.
brave new world Men Don’t Have to Go “Pink” to Thrive
We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.
brave new world Is It Time to Reimagine Masculinity?
Just as the social revolutions inspired by the last 200 years allowed new ideals of femininity to emerge, so masculinity is due for a rethink and a redevelopment.
War in Peace
Cyberspace has brought about an era of persistent confrontation.
brave new world Welcome to the Cyber Age
As evidence of hacking by foreign powers into voting machines surfaces, it would be good to hear from candidates for office about their plans to defend the country from the growing cyber threats.
brave new world Russia Probes Undersea Cables
Vladimir Putin’s Russia, always looking for weaknesses to exploit in the international system, appears to be ready to disrupt the global economy in times of conflict.
The Politics of a Panic
Richard Beck explains 1980s-era child abuse hysteria as part of a traditionalist backlash, but he sidesteps the role of progressive politics in moral panics, past and present.
brave new world U.S. Promises Retaliation for OPM Hack
The Obama Administration says that it will retaliate against those responsible for the OPM hack. But the White House, like everyone else, isn’t quite sure what that would look like.