Defining Ideas by topic: Culture

April 3, 2014

We Don’t Understand Our Troops

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A new book sketches a humane portrait of the men and women who fight to defend our way of life.
March 25, 2014

A Nation of Entrepreneurs?

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Our economy relies on innovation but our schools are failing to cultivate it.
October 29, 2013

The Promise of the American Dream

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The United States offers hope and disappointment for immigrants from the developing world.
August 20, 2013

"The Butler" Distorts Race Relations

The film's retelling of history comes at a real social cost.
July 2, 2013

Supreme Gay Fumble

SCOTUS says same-sex marriage is a state issue. Tell that to the Californians who voted for Prop 8.
June 23, 2013

Turkey Between Ataturk and Erdogan

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What role should political Islam play in the country’s future?
June 19, 2013

The Right Way to Fight Obesity

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Nanny-state activism will not be as effective as market-based reforms.
May 23, 2013

What is Hezbollah?

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The ‘Party of God,’ brought to you from Beirut—or ‘Little Tehran.’
April 25, 2013

The Coming Demographic Crisis

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What should we expect when no one is expecting?
April 12, 2013

Venezuela After Chávez

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The demagogue is dead! Long Live Demagoguery!