For entirely too long, advocates have sought revolutionary change that touches all corners of the land.
Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scene.
The idea that education should be an engine of social change has been a hallmark of progressivism for years, so we can’t say we weren’t warned.
Classical education offers a way back from the cliff we’re dangling over.
What looks like the beginning of a golden age in education may be a blip on the radar.
The most fashionable ideas on the intellectual right—populism, nationalism, integralism—challenge the emphasis on freedom.
A basic premise of modern Western liberties is that persons reasoning in good faith will inevitably disagree about matters of importance.
When we stop looking at the past with seriousness, we make it more difficult to understand and contextualise our own commitments.
Genuine association is hard work, but we have found an easier way: we have fallen into a dependence on politics as spectacle.
When people have the freedom to conceptualize different kinds of liberty, the nature of liberty will be a perpetual source of contention.
The 2020 election did not decide once and for all the future of liberty in America.
Liberty is primarily a way of life—not theory. We will defend it, or cease being who we are.
Assessing Fr. John Courtney Murray's We Hold These Truths at 60.
While enduring the tribulations of sectarian Liberalism, Catholics must have an alternative vision that prioritizes liberty on natural law grounds.
Without a realistic sense of the possibilities, it is impossible to chart a prudent course.
We Hold These Truths was, as it were, false from the moment it was printed.
The American Founding's realism about the fallen world might be something St. Thomas would recognize.
Murray knew that the reduction of idea of democracy to a set of functions and institutions would be the death of democracy.
One way or another, we must order our common life in accord with a consensus about what makes men happy.