Stories by Benjamin Wallace-Wells

Benjamin Wallace-Wells is an editor of The Washington Monthly. subscribe to Benjamin Wallace-Wells's feed

Posted on: Mar 21, 2005, Source: Washington Monthly

Boxing has long existed in a cultural ghetto, reveling in its corruption and violence. Women's boxing operates in a further ghetto still, a brutal and hopeless sport.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2005, Source: Washington Monthly

America's economy is losing its high-tech competitive edge and Washington hasn't noticed.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly

There's a private fear even among Barack Obama's most passionate admirers that he's been pushed toward a national stage that he may not not quite be ready for.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly

The changing demographic of Virginia points to a Democratic revival in the state.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly

A Scottish historian and darling of the Bush administration sees the failures in Iraq not as an indictment of the project of American empire, but as a confirmation of it.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2004, Source: Washington Monthly

The recent spate of television shows reveal a generation of wealthy heirs who simply don't know what do with themselves or their money.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2003, Source: Washington Monthly

The network that once represented the epitome of cool for millions of teenagers is now peddling high school melodrama minus the parents.