The ideological discourse of the communist regime always demanded a certain “contextualization” that blinded one from the particular and the concrete.
Fresh commentary on some of the most important books in law, politics, and culture.
Property rights and the neutral rule of law have done far more to sustain innovation and raise living standards than any government social program.
Wordsworth's was a prophetic voice, but one that, through the medium of poetry, celebrated meekness, kindliness, graciousness, and compassion.
Gregory Collins has written the definitive account of Burke’s economic thought.
Williamson sets out how the British social democratic tradition focused on achieving significant economic equality and (close to) full employment.
Dante’s Bones tells a fascinating story about the afterlife of a brilliant artist. But it also reveals how political figures distorted his legacy.
The development of American politics can be understood as a centuries-long grappling with two competing but equally essential conceptions of "the people."
According to We Built Reality, economists with their dark magic of supply and demand curves have bewitched academia—and the world.
The 1988 campaign was a capstone for long-running changes to the postwar GOP, and its campaign themes would reverberate into the future.
Kelton offers an alternative to orthodox monetary theory, but it is an alternative with even more conceptual deficits.
As appealing as Confucian thought is, it works better as theory than in the messy reality of power and competing interests and human longings.
The failure to maintain a connection to what is best in the Western tradition could prove devastating to what’s left of our constitutional order.
It is not hard to see that the modern presidency bears no resemblance to the Hamiltonian presidency exemplified by Washington.
Kevin C. O'Leary offers his readers a defamatory revisionism that unintentionally sheds light on how we got here.
Deaths of despair are related to questions of meaning and the psychological conditions for social malaise.
Dictators used sycophantic biographers, influential artists, and press agents to spread their cults and create the illusion of invincibility.
No polity, whether Israel or America, will be healthy if it blurs together God and nation.
Fish contends that free speech as a concept must be “flexible” and “malleable” in order to allow for its application in a variety of real-world situations.