An op-ed by Bret Stephens in the January 31 edition of The Wall Street Journal: "The Decline of Human Rights"
In the same issue, a book review by W. Bradford Wilcox: "Values Inequality". The book is "Coming Apart" by Charles Murray, Crown Forum, $27, 497 pages. The author argues that a large swath of America – poor and working class whites – is turning away from traditional values and losing ground.
Also, a fine arts review by Barrymore Laurence Scherer: "A Monumental Composer in Context". The piece is: Johann Sebastian Bach's Mass in B Minor.