Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Claudio Saunt on the “invasion of America

Michael Sandel on the election of 2016

Against empathy.  And here.

Michael Medved is the latest to dabble in providential history

What’s next for liberalism?

The problem with identity politics explained by a see-saw analogy

Allen Guelzo reviews Ronald C. White, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant.

Evelyn McDonald reviews Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run

Fake news and yellow journalism

Ralph Branca: Bearing the cross

Lin-Manuel Miranda as a Latino public intellectual

Responsive lecturing

Lauren Turek reviews Christine Heryrman, American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam

Kevin Kruse on writing the first draft of history

Taking to the waters

America Participates

Hamilton” and public history

Tim Gloege wraps up his series on corporate evangelicalism