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Intellectuals and their Romance with Political Barbarism

[by Mark Safranski, a.k.a. “zen“] Martin Heidegger, Eric Hobsbawm and Ezra Pound A  meandering post inspired by Reason Magazine and Charles Cameron. Reason.com is best known for giving a scrappy libertarian take on current events, crime, technology and pop culture,...

New Article at War on the Rocks

I have a new op-ed up this morning on the Crimean crisis over at War on the Rocks: Let’s Slow Roll Any Move Toward Crimean War II: One of the more curious implicit assumptions about the crisis in Ukraine is that the subsequent occupation of the Crimea by Russia...

Tyrannicide and the Lost Republic

“Beware the Ides of March” T. Greer gave me a rousing recommendation that I read the following post on the death of Julius Caesar by Burt Likko of The League of Ordinary Gentlemen blog. Greer was correct, it was outstanding. You should read the post in it’s entirety:...