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A Crisis of Confidence?

By Michael McCullough The Economics of Authenticating Art In April of last year, I attended a gathering where Michael Straus of the Andy Warhol Foundation spoke about the foundation’s then recent decision to stop authenticating works by Andy Warhol. It … Continue reading

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Our Greatness and Our Goods

A Letter from Deep in the Heart By Michael McCullough Most budget debates in the US Congress are conducted on an astonishingly low cultural and intellectual level, marked by both parties claiming clairvoyance over what is required to “make the … Continue reading

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Presidential Power

From Drones to Drachms By Michael McCullough From the very beginning of the Republic, Americans have always delighted in accusing their chief magistrate of having totalitarian ambitions. With extraordinary derisiveness, every president since FDR has been called a “fascist” for … Continue reading

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