Book Review: War By Other Means by Daniel Akst

Book Review: War By Other Means by Daniel Akst

War By Other Means: The Pacifists of the Greatest Generation Who Revolutionized Resistance Originally published on June 1, 2023 in Friends Journal Quakers have embraced the peace testimony since their founding in the seventeenth century. Less well known is the fact...
The Disorder of Succession

The Disorder of Succession

Should the president and vice president both die, you’d think we’d have a well-considered plan to reconstitute the government. In fact, we don’t.  Originally published on April 4, 2023 in Washington Monthly Most of us who follow government know what the line of...
When Members of Congress Really Fought

When Members of Congress Really Fought

Originally published January 12, 2020, at WashingtonMonthly.com The House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment hearings displayed starkly how different Democrats and Republicans have become. Throughout the hearings, Democratic committee chairman Adam Schiff maintained...