Category: Opinion

How big is the smallest city?

In a thoughtful CfAS blog post over the holidays, Hagit Nol discussed some of the challenges of defining the concept of a city in an archaeological context. Reading that post

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In Defense of Social Science

Anthony Fauci was recently interviewed by David Wallace-Wells of the New York Times. Much of the interview turned on the lessons learned about the Covid pandemic and our society’s response.

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Governance and Crisis

One cannot look at the news today without having to face the nature of governance. Is democracy worth the time spent negotiating and contesting rather than acting? Or, would a

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