The Closing of the Liberal Mind


Sowell

The New Republic unleashes a vapid, mean-spirited, and indefensible attack on one of the most important intellectual figures of our time.

The Closing of the Liberal Mind: TNR Attacks Thomas Sowell


Despite the fact that in an act of petty malice and politically-motivated spite,  Leon Wieseltier has banned me (or mention of my work) from The New Republic for twenty-five years, I have always regarded the literary pages that he edits as the best “back of the book” section in the opinion magazine business. No more.
The [...]

The Zinnians, the Neo-Communists, and Us


The objective of the Zinnians, the Neo-Communists of today, and the Old Left Communists of 70 years ago is identical and summarized in this image.
The death of Howard Zinn has brought the neo-Communists out of the woodwork, the latest example being Scott McLemee’s tribute to Zinn (and casual smearing of anti-Comunists like Ron Radosh) in [...]