It operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism
Notes & Comments
On the fall of The New Republic.
Misplaced sympathy in recent hacking scandals.
The feminist double standard.
An overview of “Free Speech under Threat: How Anglosphere Values Are Being Undermined by Fear, Political Correctness, and Misplaced Concerns about Privacy,” a symposium organized jointly by The New Criterion and London’s Social Affairs Unit.
Relentless regulation destroys the necessary conditions for free speech.
Letter from Kiev
by Karen Wilkin
Reviews of “El Greco in New York” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, “El Greco at the National Gallery and Washington-Area Collections: A 400th Anniversary Celebration,” and “El Greco at The Frick Collection.”
by James Panero
On “Claire Seidl and Kim Uchiyama: Plain Sight, Selected Paintings, Prints and Photographs” at Fox Gallery NYC, Eleventh Street Arts at Grand Central Atelier, "Tom Goldenberg: Landscapes” at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, and “Todd Gordon, Tom Goldenberg” at George Billis Gallery.
The San Francisco Symphony plays Samuel Adams, Jaap van Zweden guest conducts the New York Philharmonic, and more.
by Sarah Ruden
Review of Bacchae: Euripides translated by Robin Robertson and Oedipus at Colonus translated by David Mulroy.
on How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg
on Zizek's Jokes: Did You Hear the One about Hegel and Negation? by Slavoj Žižek,Audun Mortensen,Momus
on The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
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