More on the lockdown debate

It’s been a bumpy ride on the COVID-19 train over the last couple of months.  First it was possibly nothing, then it was the end of the world. Then as the lockdowns bit hard and more reliable data came out of our own experience with NYC and other US locales, doubts began to surface again.  … Read more

Understanding the connection between Nationalism, Democracy, and Human Rights

You will hear many complaints about nationalism and tribalism these days, especially from cultural elites such as academics.  It’s become stylish to present these as negative ideologies that contribute to wars, etc. The implication is that human beings can somehow function without the group parts of their identity.  But before we throw the baby out … Read more

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