February 25, 2021
A review of Helen Pluckrose and James A. Lindsay's "Cynical Theories: How Activist Scholarship Made Everything about Race, Gender, and Identity–and Why This Harms Everybody....
A review of Bernard Bailyn's "Illuminating History: A Retrospective of Seven Decades."
A review of Bradley C.S. Watson's "Progressivism: The Strange Career of a Radical Idea."
A review of Robert Boyers' "The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity, the Academy, and the Hunt for Political Heresies."
A review of Mark Levin's "Unfreedom of the Press."
Two new books on “diversity” provide Matthew Stewart an opportunity to explore this ubiquitous term, and why its meaning has become “thin, restricted, tendentious and overly politici...
December 14, 2020
A review of The Conservative Sensibility by George Will.
A review of Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader, Vivian Gornick, Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
September 30, 2020
Two recent books using different methods attempt to address the question most asked by those flummoxed at the illiberal takeover of intellectual life: how did this happen?
A review of The Transformation of Title IX: Regulating Gender Equality in Education, R. Shep Melnick, Brookings Institution Press, 2018, 326 pp., $35.99 paper.