In an ordered list of the many things I am unqualified to recommend, political strategies for French presidential candidates must rank high. But, I have just finished René Rémond’s excellent history of French Conservatism, and it ties in so nicely with current events that I can’t…
The part of this piece where I make predictions for the future was written last weekend. I think my forecast looks pretty good relative to the public…
Note: Most people want to use the word “Fascism” purely as term of abuse for rightward critics of liberalism. If that’s your goal, go right ahead and…
There will be short posts today and tomorrow, as I finish up a work project. Peter Hall and David Soskice distinguish three different types of welfare…
This post is not a moral endorsement. It merely aims at description!! Advocates of a two state solution will often argue that Israel will be permanently…
The argument on behalf on your freedom to act disreputably often goes like this. Who is to say drug use is wrong? What makes you better than the people…
My first philosophy post. Let’s see how it goes. The first step in any discussion of aesthetics is to clear away the intellectual rubble of…
And Why American "Leadership" will be Much Harder to Sustain
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