War in Germany 15: Victory Impossible, 1916-1918?

The battles of material on the Western Front in…


America's Political Economy: Inequality in 2D and 3D

Did inequality really surge in the US from the…


War in Germany 14: Schlieffen to Verdun

Paralysis in the West v. the free wheeling…


German Question(s): The New Germans and the Old Germans

How have Germany and Germans changed? In a recent…


Modern History: Picasso's 1932

As 1932 began, middle age was catching up with…


Notes on Social Theory: A Piece for Karl Marx's 200th Birthday

On 24 August 1857 the Ohio State Life and Trust…


War in Germany 13: 1914

How Germany and Austria triggered the war in…


War in Germany: Lecture 11 Franco-Prussian War

After a tactical delay, the War in Germany series…


War in Germany: Bismarck and the Austro-Prussian war of 1866

In which I attempt a Clausewitzian analysis of…


War in Germany: Clausewitz

Reading Clausewitz against the backdrop of the…


War in Germany 1618-2018

When I arrived at Yale back in 2009 I was deeply…


German Question(s): The life and times of Habermas

Highly recommend two insightful reviews of…


Notes on the Global Condition: NSS 2017

Since 1986 US administrations have been required…


America's Political Economy: The Double Life of Mariel

Pressed by a New York Times reporter yesterday…


Recommended Links: 2 December 2017

No robots please, we’re British. A stunning…


Reading: Nov 29 2017

Recommended Reading: Wednesday, November 29,……


Notes on the Global Condition: Where in the world is America?

When did America’s soft power become American?…