The idea of America as a cultural wellspring and bastion of freedom was always an artifact of the Cold War. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Americans increasingly have struggled to articulate what they really stand for.
review two recent books examining the country's post-war cultural boom and bust.
The recent sharp slowdown in economic growth and surge of inflation have rekindled grim memories of the 1970s. Is the global economy heading into another perfect stagflationary storm, or will policymakers manage to navigate a safer course?
Please log in or register to continue. Registration is free and requires only your email address.