Dan Gardner

Why study history?

At 3 PM on the afternoon of Election Day, I interviewed Robert Zoellick, former president of the World Bank, Under Secretary of State and Deputy Chief of Staff in the … Read more

George W. Nostradamus

I’ve been researching the use (and abuse) of history lately, and that brought me to “The Power of the Past,” an excellent new collection of essays published by Brookings. One … Read more

Back to work

Thanks to the generosity of my boss (me) I had a reduced workload for the last couple of months. Naturally, I spent┬ámy┬átime productively. Much wood was chopped, many fish were … Read more

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