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Jordan Peterson Saves the World

The spectacular rise of Jordan Peterson has caught much of the world flat-footed. Discussions of the psychology professor from the University of Toronto tend to focus on the enormous popular movement his lectures have spawned, rather than the actual ideas presented in the lectures themselves.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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White House Watch: Trade War!

President Trump is planning to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports Thursday as the White House continues to crack down on what they term unfair Chinese trade practices and intellectual property theft.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Prufrock: When Christian Rock Was Cool, Leonard Bernstein’s “Raucous” Household, and Poverty Literature

Reviews and News: Matei Calinescu’s The Life and Opinions of Zacharias Lichter, published shortly after Khrushchev’s thaw ended, captures the “crucial features” of life under Soviet totalitarianism—“the strange unreality of the world” and its “sad humor.” The central character is Zacharias Lichter, “an aging Romanian Jew who seems to come …

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