In the shadow of tyranny. How did a Jewish teacher of Muslim philosophy come to influence the most Christian and anti-intellectual US administration in modern memory? Behind the ascendancy of the Straussians, writes Corey Robin, lies a very American marri
13 June 2005
In 1949, a German-Jewish emigre by the name of Leo Strauss arrived at the University of Chicago, where for the next two...
The ancient force. Britain was bombed far less heavily during the First World War than the Second. So why did civilians appear more afraid in the earlier conflict? Corey Robin on how our fears change over time
18 April 2005
Academic book titles are notoriously dreary affairs. Rolling out two or three themes in alliterative succession - Life...
Women urinating on the street in the small hours: the mark of a Britain in crisis, or the ultimate bonding experience?