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Posts tagged “David Brooks”

Homeschooling & Bullying

The vile Turpin case in Los Angeles does not justify more state intervention in home education

Posted January 19th, 2018

How The Social Order Crumbles

David Brooks on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed

Posted January 12th, 2018

Michael Wolff’s Book Is Bad

Truthiness is harmful in all its ideological expressions

Posted January 9th, 2018

The Rot Of American Party Elites

David Brooks is right: the Trumpist GOP is decaying. But so are the Democrats — and it didn’t start with Trump

Posted December 8th, 2017

Might Religious Liberty Actually Win This Round?

Justice Kennedy’s surprising sympathy for Masterpiece Cakeshop

Posted December 5th, 2017

Sunday Morning On Capitol Hill

Nora reads the Times with a Times writer

Posted December 3rd, 2017

Slouching Towards Birmingham

The martyrdom of Roy Moore, and other self-deluding narratives

Posted November 14th, 2017

St. Benedict & The Dark Mountain

Paul Kingsnorth and the recovery of contemplation and awe

Posted November 2nd, 2017

The Corrupting Power Of The Inner Ring

Alan Jacobs’ new book How To Think is in part a guide to maintaining your intellectual integrity

Posted October 10th, 2017

Yippie For Trump!

Abbie Hoffman and Donald Trump: scourges of establishment monuments

Posted September 26th, 2017

More On David Brooks’s Sandwich Shop

Deep down, mockers know he’s telling an unsettling truth about class and culture in America

Posted July 12th, 2017

When Is A Sandwich Not Just A Sandwich?

Condensed symbols, cultural elites, and Italian salami as a barrier to social mobility

Posted July 11th, 2017

The Trump Line

At which point do the president’s backers quit blaming others for his troubles?

Posted May 19th, 2017

The GOP Sellout Of Working People

Which non-wealthy Americans are actually helped by this Obamacare repeal disaster?

Posted March 24th, 2017

The Telos Crisis

A loss of national purpose and a binding mission at the heart of our sense of decline

Posted March 21st, 2017

David Brooks On The Benedict Option

He calls it ‘the most discussed and most important religious book of the decade’

Posted March 14th, 2017

Can Government Heal A Broken Society?

The limits and delusions of Trumpism — and of politics

Posted March 3rd, 2017