Chronicles Magazine March 2014

  • Cultural Revolutions

    Hating Your Own

    Last May, an unnamed friend of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron was quoted referring to the Conservative Party’s base as “mad, swivel-eyed loons.” This extraordinary outburst illustrates the extent of the rift between Cameron and a large...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    Polemics on Polemics

    Grandmother always said never to discuss religion with people you don’t know. She was right about that as well as about a lot of other things. Mr. Ferrara is understandably not happy with my somewhat barbed criticism of his work.

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