Author Archives: Brendan O’Neill
The Smiths kicked against the ethos of the ’80s—but their singer’s attitude is all too common now.
Traditions working-class and aristocratic fade in Cameron’s UK.
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Matt Ridley, Harper, 448 pages
Strange Days Indeed: The 1970s: The Golden Age of Paranoia, Francis Wheen, PublicAffairs, 352 pages
The word “environmentalist” usually conjures images of dreadlocked campaigners in tie-dyed T-shirts …
The weight of being the bulwark of civilization
Why liberals love Tibet
Can Barack Obama, who campaigns as an icon of peace, actually be more bellicose than Bush? Yes, he can.
The civil war that inspired both liberal hawks and Islamist jihadis
February 12, 2007 Issue Copyright © 2007 The American Conservative Making Enemies …
from The American Conservative