Authentic liberals need to muscle up for the fight of their lives
Wodek Szemberg"Liberalism cannot flourish in a world defined by zero-sum calculations. The sheer volume of people seeking access to liberal societies has left natives fearing for their own heretofore-unquestioned centrality".
Last week’s attack in Britain proves that well-meaning progressive academics have no business keeping the public safe.
Wodek Szemberg"Khan was beyond the pale and he should never have been at liberty to walk the streets, much less to share his truth: He served less than half his custodial sentence and then went on to slay those who saw the best in him. If this doesn’t make him beyond...
"While it has been a tremendous privilege to be deeply involved in the day-to-day management of the company for so long, we believe it’s time to assume the role of proud parents — offering advice and love, but not daily nagging."
The Fat Activism movement is risking lives by suppressing research on obesity
Wodek Szemberg.@HPluckrose:"we recognise eating disorders which cause people to become dangerously underweight as a psychological problem requiring treatment; we should be able to address beliefs & behaviours leading to becoming dangerously overweight in the same way."
Deirdre McCloskey is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Economics and of History, University of Illinois at Chicago. She has written 17 books and around 400 scholarly pieces on topics ranging from statistical theory to transgender advocacy and the...
Wodek SzembergIt's one of libertarian blindspots to think that most people want to be this free: "I used to think freedom was freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of conscience. Here is what it amounts to: you have to have the right to sow what you wish...
Gordon Wood is professor emeritus at Brown University and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Radicalism of the American Revolution, as well as Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789–1815.
Wodek SzembergGordon Wood,one of the foremost historians of the American Revolution, pokes serious holes in @NYTimes' 1619 slavery project.