A new book details the six figures who left an indelible mark on the American pop-intellectual landscape.
Back in the 1960s, with America’s black ghettos exploding into violence, the architects of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society argued that the best way to stop the rioting would be to pump money into the ghettos. George Soros now offers a globalized version of the same argument. He states that the best way to fight terrorism [...]
The Republican presidential nominee, an Arizona senator, was a maverick, which was part of his charm. He spoke and acted impulsively, which was part of his problem. Voters thought his entertaining dimensions might be incompatible with presidential responsibilities. For example, he selected a running mate most Americans had never heard of and who had negligible [...]