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Is America Still Exceptional?

Andy Brack | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
Andy Brack

With all of America's exceptional qualities, there's also a sense feeling for some that America's time of preeminence is in danger of passing, perhaps to China. There's a notion now that politicians and other leaders aren't doing enough to secure the nation's premier place in the world.

Raining on the Rainmaker's Parade

Francis Levy | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Francis Levy

The Times ran a story about John J. Altorelli, who they describe as one of Dewey & LeBoeuf's "most important rainmakers, the term used to denote partners who land clients.

God Bless America

Mort Zuckerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mort Zuckerman

The end of a year always provides an opportunity to think about the true joys of living in this wonderful country we call America. One quality integral to the American sense of community is giving.

Cold War's End -- The Wall Comes Down

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The fall of The Wall signified the fall of the Soviet Union, and an end to the Cold War. And while this was of enormous historical import, I fear that future generations won't really pay much attention to it.

Alexis de Tocqueville: Letters From America

Paula Deitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paula Deitz

The Hudson Review has published 40 pages of Alexis de Tocqueville's Letters from America, the back story of Democracy in America, his future classic.

Partial Justice

Barry Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry Schwartz

The mark of a wise judge is the ability to balance. To deny empathy or detachment its proper place is to cut wisdom off at the knees. One without the other would give us only partial justice.