Niall Ferguson’s flimsy comparison to ancient Rome ignores the fact that Europe is largely responsible for its own decline.
Like other social groups, nation-states are not obligated to accept anyone who wishes to join them.
A leading skeptic of modern rationalism challenges the secular faith in progress and human freedom.
The creed of the self-creating individual too often ends in suicide—as philosopher Eric Voegelin would have warned.
Is it still possible that history is going toward a definite destination?
Local knowledge is lost when too many newcomers don’t know a neighborhood’s customs.
A major new book challenges decades of thinking about escaping poverty, and falling from riches.
A trimmer’s case against open borders and closed minds
What led to the mutual massacres of settlers and natives in colonial America–and what were the real divisions?
Why decentralized problem-solving beats technocracy
Eric Voegelin diagnosed the neoconservatives’ disease.