Nicholas A. Primrose (Barry): Has Society Become Tolerant of Further Infringement on First Amendment Rights? Tessa Hadley reviews Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece by Michael Gorra. What if Americans treated athletes the way our politicians treat business owners? Austin Hill wonders. Frank Schaeffer on America's white male problem: Our country is lurching from manufactured crisis to crisis and it isn't about politics — it's about pathology. Laura Vanderkam on America’s unique love affair with self-help books. The gospel of wealth: Jim Chaffee reviews Economics and Finance for the American Way of Life, a textbook for a mandatory full year Texas public school course at the end of middle school. Paul Davis reviews Mafia Prince: Inside America's Most Violent Crime Family and the Bloody Fall of La Cosa Nostra by Phil Leonetti, Scott Burnstein, and Christopher Graziano. Jeff Jordan on the death of the American shopping mall. Over the last decade, the nation’s capital has been the great American boomtown, courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer — what happens when the government money dries up? Peter Messent reviews Alone in America: The Stories That Matter by Robert A. Ferguson. Who really built America? A look at the story the History Channel left out.

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