culture wars


Culture war fatigue?

Some have dismissed the culture wars as a sideshow. Andrew Hartman insists that the issues at stake in cultural politics are real.


Absence of thought

Susan Jacoby is a formidable social critic who writes from a progressive stance and in an accessible style.

Widow's walk

Among the inside-the-beltway commentariat, it goes without saying—although the commentators frequently say it anyway—that the United States is in the midst of a culture war.