New debates, especially on overlooked subjects, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
Some may mourn Bush’s more “respectable” presidency. but looking back, one sees the very race-baiting and cruelty.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
Though a Republican, Jon Huntsman points the way to better relations with China.
At a time when we need Marx’s analytical abilities, Oliver Stone offers Freud.