Worth Reading With Your Coffee

In a touching article in the Telegraph, Caroline Greene discovers a box of old letters and documents which reveal what happened to her Grandfather in World War I and afterwards.

At our sister site Washington Monthly, Colin Woodard describes how the Republican Party has completely lost its hold in the “Yankeedom” region of the U.S. in which it was born.

At Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan Adler takes on those who think that Chief Justice John Roberts’ upholding of Obamacare was an expedient switch from his usual beliefs.

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.

3 thoughts on “Worth Reading With Your Coffee”

  1. The Caroline Greene article – which is excellent – speaks of the unresolved trauma her WWI veteran grandfather lived with all his life, ending in his suicide nearly 40 years after the war.

    The entire Western World was traumatized by WWI in just this same way. Much as we have tried to bury it, almost 100 years later, its legacy remains.

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