By design and through strict discipline, Symposium avoids discussion of electoral politics in favor of a discussion of ideas—but political results do occasionally add urgency to the ideological debate and help push it in one direction or another. The elections three weeks ago in…
One of the great mistakes we make in the whole political debate over “wokeness” or “cancel culture” is to view this as primarily a political phenomenon…
The question of America’s place in the world has always been a subsidiary of the question, “What is America?” The Founding Fathers of the republic them…
A Review of "America’s Revolutionary Mind," by Brad Thompson
The case for a free society is a broad integration across many subjects, including history, economics, and moral philosophy. Central to this integratio…
How Archie Bunker Explains the WorldListen now (68 min) | Rob Tracinski talks to Tom Nichols, professor at the US Naval War College and author of Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault from wit…
The Authoritarian "Demonstration Effect"Listen now | Rob Tracinski talks to Shikha Dalmia visiting fellow with the Mercatus Center’s Program on Pluralism and Civil Exchange and editor of The …
Those engaged in what passes for a “culture war” these days probably never knew, or don’t remember, the earlier culture war that was fought—and, in ret…
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