Archive for July, 2016

“Everything is melting into shopping.”

“Everything is melting into shopping.”

Nothing says “Fourth of July Weekend” like curling up indoors with a good book. Two years ago I was captivated by Danielle Allen’s tour de force Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence In Defense of Democracy, a brilliant reading that demonstrates that the concept of equality is as essential to its claims as the concept of freedom. I found it inspired and inspiring. (OK, last year I was

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