Michael Bérubé

R.I.P., Liberal Contrarianism

Before #Slatepitch became a punchline, Slate (and others) really did thrive on a certain kind of anti-liberalism. It’s dead now—well, almost.

The Science Wars Redux

Fifteen years after the Sokal Hoax, attacks on "objective knowledge" that were once the province of the left have been taken up by the right.