If American citizens are good democrats, they will always be
suspicious of government officials, and that will make them
receptive to the information that whistleblowers provide. But they
ought to be suspicious of whistleblowers, too. Citizens may...
Just before Thanksgiving last year, I sent an email to the
Institute’s Director, Robbert Dijkgraaf, whom I had never met.
Acknowledging that my missive was somewhat “out of the blue,” I
explained that I had spent most of the previous eight years...
Such an unanticipated change in government in the United States
for all its undoubted strength cannot, of course, alter overnight
the entire course of international relations. The overwhelming fact
is that the substance of change must answer the...
We are a nation shaped by immigrants, as the Statue of Liberty
reminds us, but now, horrifyingly, immigrants are increasingly
subjected to prejudice for both their ethnic identity and their
religion. Older and equally repellent anti-Semitism and...