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The Government Reinforcing Values?

David Brooks’s latest raises a lot of questions. He basically calls for a return to neoconservativism– who knew that it had been lost?– but he conclude with this point: The solution is not to go back to 1980. It’s to imagine what kind of values Americans should have, and what kind of limited but energetic […]

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The Real Emergence of Radicalism in America

Writing over at The American Conservative, Daniel McCarthy points out that, strictly speaking, all of the new radical ideas in American politics have come from the right:

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The Politics of N.I.C.E.

C.S. Lewis’ That Hideous Strength is the third in his Ransom Trilogy and the least spacey of the three. A series that began…