Today at Tablet Magazine: on “Boomers” by Helen Andrews and how the Me Generation is playing fall guy for the foolishness of their elders.
At The New Atlantis: on how a top-down collapse of governmental authority unfairly burdened individuals with the responsibility for coronavirus mitigation.
At Breaking Ground: on how the thought of Ivan Illich might help us find our way out of the crisis of the humanities.
And two pieces for The Point‘s ongoing newsletter series, “Forms of Life”:
- “Fun Till Death”: on the Capitol protest and the American legacy of creative disruption.
- “Cash Mob”: on the GameStop stock market raid, the beauty of solidarity, and the danger of crowds.