Author: John Schwenkler

By Aug 19,2008

Some Like It Raw

We have always had to have “a good reason” for doing away with small operators, and in modern times the good reason has often been sanitation, for which there is...

By Jul 10,2008

Boarding the Mothership

One of the greatest temptations for a political or cultural observer is doomsaying: overstating the seriousness of the triumphs and crises of his or her own time while downplaying those...

By May 27,2008

Rethinking the Right

There has been much celebratory talk of the end of American conservatism, and not all of it is unjustified. When the last 01.20.09 Euro decal has been peeled from the back of the...