I have a book review of The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock up at Reason. For more context, see my collection of Afghanistan content. In it, I use the metaphor of “a big, dumb machine” to explain the war in Afghanistan, but I think it applies to American foreign policy more…
Foreign commitments have costs, but few real benefits for the US
Those opposed to the social revolution need to understand how we got here, and present an alternative vision.
What has surprised me about the politics of the pandemic
Review of The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth, by Jonathan Rauch
A discussion with Robert Plomin
Explaining why Trump emerged on the right, why only liberals debate filibuster reform, how anti-vax became a partisan issue, how David Shor is half rig…
I talked to Rob Henderson about Parasite, the 2019 South Korean film that won the Oscar for best picture of the year. You can listen to the audio here …
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