Martyrs of Yesterday  

It takes very little effort to get an argument going between generations about progress. Has there been any in the last couple of generations? Is this really the worst of all possible worlds at the worst of all possible times? …



Czechoslovakia: 1918-1968  

The story of Czechoslovakia has meaning far beyond the suffering and hopes of its 14 million people. Its establishment in 1918 was a tribute to aspirations for national self-determination and democracy in Central and Eastern Europe. Its betrayal by the …





Of Views, Aims, and Dogmas: A Letter to my Son  

Dear Son, Our discussion of the “New Left” started with a rather small event related to the wretched war in Vietnam. Two GIs, captured by the Vietcong, were being released in tribute to the “American peace movement.” At a press …