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Policy Review by topic: Political Philosophy

December 1, 2010

Obama and the State of Progressivism, 2011

Playing to the people’s prejudices while disparaging their preferences
October 1, 2010

The Cheshire Cat Conservative

Peter Berkowitz on Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations: A William F. Buckley Jr. Omnibus. by Linda Bridges and Roger Kimball, eds.

June 1, 2010

The Tea Party vs. the Intellectuals

A movement of attitude, not ideas

June 1, 2010

What Conservatism Retains

A commitment to liberty

April 1, 2010

Obama’s Foreign Policy

The swing away from Bush: How far to go?

April 1, 2010

What Liberalism Is Missing

Overlooking the particulars in pursuit of a universal vision

February 1, 2010

South Africa’s Fading Promise

James Kirchick on South Africa’s Brave New World by R.W. Johnson.

October 1, 2009

Setting History’s Course

Nations, identities, and influence

July 24, 2009


Peter Berkowitz on The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History by Patrick Allitt

June 1, 2009

Orwell’s Instructive Errors

The edifying commentator is also a flawed one