Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “liberal democracy”

Justice, Mercy, And Anti-Semitism

Further thoughts on the Edgardo Mortara controversy

Posted January 15th, 2018

How The Social Order Crumbles

David Brooks on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed

Posted January 12th, 2018

The Radetzky March At Liberalism’s End

Joseph Roth’s 1932 masterpiece about the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire has lessons for us today

Posted December 27th, 2017

The Liturgies Of Secular Democracy

Believe it or not, there is a such thing as meaningful community life outside of politics

Posted March 1st, 2017

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

War As Culture War

Vladimir Putin vs. Anthony Kennedy

Posted December 1st, 2016

Legutko On The Trump Moment

Liberal establishment is ‘never satisfied with anything but an unconditional surrender of its opponents’ says philosopher. Trump must not yield

Posted November 21st, 2016

Tradition & Law

Is law in a liberal democracy sustainable without a tradition rooted in transcendence?

Posted October 22nd, 2016

When Ideology Is More Important Than Truth

How liberal democracy has come to resemble communism in forbidding freedom of speech and inquiry

Posted September 27th, 2016

The End Of Liberal Democracy?

How is liberal democracy like communism? Catholic philosopher Ryszard Legutko, who lived under and resisted both systems, explains it all

Posted September 26th, 2016

Islam vs. Liberal Democracy

Shadi Hamid says Islam offers a politics of meaning that the West lacks

Posted June 8th, 2016

The Vindication of Viktor Orban

Post-Paris, a Strange New Respect for the illiberal democracy of Hungary’s leader

Posted November 16th, 2015

Why Did They Attack Us?

On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Bruce Thornton says we …

Posted September 11th, 2013