One wintry day in 1886, a lecturer on International Law and South American Diplomacy in Columbia’s School of Political Economy sat at the window of...

The Communist Conspiracy The Struggle for the World. by James Burnham. New York, John Day, 1947. 248 pp. $3.00.   James Burnham has a regrettable knack for proceeding with inexorable...

Will Herberg wrote the widely-discussed article “From Marxism to Judaism” (COMMENTARY, January 1947), in which he analyzed the current faith of many radicals, and asserted...

Sidney Hertzberg seeks in this regular department to provide a fair and impartial report of important trends on world affairs in their implications for Jews....

Behind organized labor’s rise to power in the 30’s were vast economic movements and tides, government laws, and mass pressures. But, also, there were the...

This description of the conflicting machineries and ideologies involved in the re-education of the German people illuminates in microcosm the whole political problem of reconstructing...

Recent efforts to obtain public funds for parochial schools, corresponding efforts to “bring religion into the public schools,” and—most recently—a Supreme Court decision permitting the...

Nationalism and Chauvinism Nationalism And After. by Edward Hallett Carr. New York, Macmillan, 1945. 76 pp. $1.25. Prophets And Peoples. by Hans Kohn. New York, Macmillan, 1946. 213 pp. $2.50.   Edward Hallett...

Below we print a second excerpt from Rabbi Simone (Simhah) ben Isaac Luzzatto’s Discorso circa il Stato degli Ebrei, a book of apologetics published in...

It is strange (returning after a long visit to America) to rediscover how closely knit is British Jewry. Here is a community that for prestige,...

The Republican party, which holds the majority in the 80th Congress, has pledged itself to pass a permanent FEPC law outlawing the practice of discrimination...

In many quarters, Henry A. Wallace is regarded as the most important political leader and ideologist that American liberals possess, and the possible head of...