open letters

Open letters have become ransom notes

23 July 2020 3:18 pm

The ‘open letter’ is enjoying quite the formal renaissance. Curiously, recent examples of this newly popular epistolary genre exhibit striking…

From letter to worse

11 July 2020 8:20 am

It is a truth generally acknowledged that any statement of civil principles will now be met with pitchforks and personal…

Protesters hold a banner reading ''Fund-raising for a guillotine'

Harping on Harper’s

10 July 2020 4:52 am

Earlier this week, a motley assortment of about 150 sententious bourgeois liberals, joined by a couple of Chamberlain conservatives, diminished…