Daily Archive: August 6, 2012

The Mitt Who Wasn’t There

An ocean of digital ink has already been spilled in search of discovering the “real” Mitt Romney; a figure we’re supposed to imagine the candidate (or “unreal”) Mitt Romney has, for more than a...

Is Liberal Democracy Viable?

Note: This post is part of our League Symposium on Democracy. You can read the introductory post for the Symposium here. To see a list of all posts in the Symposium so far, click...

The Unintended Costs of an Armed Society

(Note: This post is NOT part of our current Democracy Symposium. If you want to follow the Symposium – and you should! – you can fid it here.) When I was twenty-one and still...

Convening the Democracy Symposium

Hi there everybody. This post opens up our second symposium, this time on the subject of democracy. Our opening question is: “Is liberal democracy viable?” There are lots of directions an author might go...