America in 2018 Starbucks and the Swimming Pool
Of course racism still exists in today’s America. But that doesn’t mean the emerging orthodoxy on racism is a healthy corrective.
race and admissions Affirming Disadvantage
The old rationales for racial preferences in admissions no longer make any sense. It’s time for enlightened America to hit the reset button.
The Great Awokening Atonement as Activism
Today’s consciousness-raising on race is less about helping black people than it is about white people seeking grace.
The Best Words Trump and the Future of English
The President’s language usage reflects less how we will use language than ways that we actually already do.
Music History The Rag Man
Revisiting America’s master musical miniaturist, Scott Joplin.
Mutatis Mutandis Change Is Now
The uses and abuses of time in contemporary theater.
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