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The Meaning of the Gettysburg Address, 154 Years Later

The Meaning of the Gettysburg Address, 154 Years Later

Lincoln’s speech on the meaning of America’s greatest struggle is as relevant as ever…

The White Dudes of Liberalism

The White Dudes of Liberalism

A central concern of liberalism is figuring out how very different people can live together in peace, cooperation, and prosperity. Diversity is the root of the liberal project. When only…

Steve Bannon, Minister of Propaganda

Steve Bannon, Minister of Propaganda

Steve Bannon’s firing from the administration does not nullify him as a political danger…

Against the Front Porch

Against the Front Porch

Facing the diseases of the southern soul with the southern literary tradition…

Democracy and its Discontents

Democracy and its Discontents

Adrian Rutt reviews Ken Minogue’s The Servile Mind…

Social Democracy Has a Drug Problem

Social Democracy Has a Drug Problem

How can the theory of social democracy be refined to avoid outcomes like the War on Drugs…

Partisanship, Popper, and Painfully Hot Takes

Partisanship, Popper, and Painfully Hot Takes

Here’s something I’m ashamed of: Sometimes when I see a movie or read a novel and I’m not sure how to react, I search…