The Peacemakers When four men met at Munich in 1938, one of them returned home to proclaim that they had achieved “peace in our time.” It...

Everyone within reach of a radio loudspeaker or a newspaper headline knows of the tremendous advances made by science during the war: atomic bombs, radiocontrolled...

To the Editor: Dissatisfaction with contemporary civilization, its political structures and its culture, has arisen naturally from the war crisis and the events that preceded and...

President Truman said in his first message to Congress on April 16, 1945: “In this shrinking world, it is futile to seek safety behind geographical...

The Economic Founding Fathers The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865. by Joseph Dorfman. New York, Viking, 1946. Two Volumes. $7.50. As America moves toward its “manifest destiny,” its...

The Atom Lucretius held that the world took its origin from the swerving of the atoms. Ever since Hiroshima, many had feared that man’s world, at...

The outlook for democracy and healthy inter-Group living in America is, as we know, inextricably bound up with a sound and healthy national economy. The...

Rereading Herzl’s The Jewish State today is a peculiar experience. One becomes aware that those things in it that Herzl’s own contemporaries would have called...

To the Editors: I wish I had time to comment more fully on Pearl Buck’s article in the April Commentary. I believe that we have to...

The importance of a sound and healthy economy to the strength and future of democratic life—as it concerns both the individual and his group relationships—is...

Nuremberg’s New Precedents The Case Against The Nazi War Criminals. by Robert H. Jackson. With A Preface By Gordon Dean. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. 217 pp....

This article is the fifth in the series, “The Crisis of the Individual,” which already includes articles by Reinhold Niebuhr, Leo Lowenthal, Hannah Arendt and...