“The multitude, therefore, as well as the nobles, must have a check.”
Was the dark prophet of progress a Jacobin or a Jeffersonian?
A child’s taste of party politics leads to a lifetime of anti-statism.
Our federated republic wasn’t designed for empire.
Why constitutional conservatism is not about perfect justice.
Our leading cultural critic reviews Mortimer J. Adler’s How to Read a Book.
Anti-conservatism and elite-bashing mob rule, from the Jacobins to Joe McCarthy
The anti-modernism of D.H. Lawrence and Aldous Huxley
A philosopher and historian of Indian art contemplates “the right way of making things.”
The war for independence transformed society without leading to Terror.
Jacob Burckhardt’s equanimity is a thing to venerate, if not imitate.
A high Tory welcomes them, but finds the socialist generation confused.
What does Buddha have in common with Aristotle and Christianity?
There are only two: to protect our liberty and to secure peace. Wars of choice undermine both.
Reason is not the force behind ideology.
It renders a person unfit for statism.
A president’s prophecy of the military-industrial complex