Book Reviews

Reclaiming the American Story

To Heather Cox Richardson, the battle for our history is the battle for our democracy. And we may be nearing the endgame.

By Peniel Joseph

Dangers and Enemies Everywhere

How Cold War liberalism abandoned the vocabulary of hope—and how we still live with the consequences.

By George Scialabba

Remember the Whole Constitution

Yes, it was written in 1787, but that was only the first draft. The Supreme Court just doesn't want to admit it.

By Brianne Gorod

Is Economic Justice Conservatism for Real?

The new right is speaking the language of progressive economics, but that doesn’t mean the left can find common ground.

By Matthew Duss

The Un-Statesman

For a supposed diplomat, Mike Pompeo really seems to enjoy settling scores.

By Matthew Duss