Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Michael Ignatieff reviews Noel Biggar, When Virtue is Not Enough: What’s Wrong with Rights?

Putnam: Black equality grew before the civil rights movement and slowed after the civil rights movement

E.J. Dionne on Never Trump conservatives

The working class and the classics

What happened to American exceptionalism


Dr. J’s “legendary reverse layup” in the 1980s NBA finals and the “ethics of witnessing

William T. Cavanaugh on Fratelli Tutti

The World Socialist Web Site introduces its 1619 Project book

John Inazu on the misinformation virus

The ghosts of segregation

Remote teaching through ZOOM

The 1872 horse flu

Young and white in 1980s Atlanta

Advice on writing academic book reviews