The “war on women”—the alleged right-wing assault on reproductive freedom that erupted in late January—actually began quietly about six months before most Americans ever heard...

The case for Barack Obama’s foreign policy is as follows: He inherited a catastrophic world of woe from his predecessor, including two foreign wars, an...

To the Editor: I was fascinated by George Russell’s article on Jim Jones [“The Left’s Great Crime,” January], but not for the usual reasons . For months, I...

The event that took place in Jonestown, Guyana, on November 18, 1978, is a nightmare blot on the fading annals of the 1970s. The largest...

To the Editor: I certainly agree with Douglas J. Feith and Seth Cropsey regarding American goodness and even American exceptionalism [“The Obama Doctrine Defined,” July/August]. I disagree,...

American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a NationBy Michael KazinKnopf, 352 pages Michael Kazin—coeditor of Dissent magazine, one-time leader of the Harvard chapter of Students...

The words “vacillating” and “aimless” are commonly used by both left and right to describe President Barack Obama’s approach to the Libya war. His political...

To the Editor: Daniel DiSalvo, in his thoughtful article “The Reformist Right and the Reactionary Left” [April], points out many ways in which the left and...

The nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court of an identifiably conservative figure tends to set off a flurry of noisy opposition from the ranks of...

To the Editor: The reasons President Obama might be defeated in 2012 are simpler and more fundamental than those suggested by John Podhoretz [“The Liberal Crisis,”...

The infectious, rresistible parlor game of the moment is the 2012 election. What about Palin? Can Obama survive the economy (a different question from whether...

The passage of Barack Obama’s health-care legislation in the spring of 2010 proved profoundly injurious to the president and his party in the November midterm...