Weekend Readings


Andy Ferguson on the attempt to reboot the National Museum of American History.

The University Bookman's "regionalism" issue.

Frum on George Packer.

Brooks and TNR on Obama's education choices.

Cato Unbound debates the roots of the economic crisis; Tyler Cowen chimes in.

And of course, the entire December issue of the Atlantic.

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Ross Douthat is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.

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