Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, in discussing Constitutional Conservatism, encourages the social and libertarian right to come together around the common principles of “liberty, self-government, and political moderation.”
Peter Berkowitz, the Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his new book, Constitutional Conservatism. The book deepens Frank Meyer’s conservative fusionist project by adding an Aristotelian and Burkean challenge to both Libertarians and conservatives in America.
Contrasting positions on American exceptionalism go to the heart of what distinguishes the 2016 Republican presidential field from its Democratic counterpart.
Patrick Deneen’s disdainful review last month in the Washington Post of George Will’s splendid new book, “The Conservative Sensibility,” reasserts fashionable misconceptions about liberalism, conservatism, and America. The review — and, more importantly, the book — provide an occasion to clarify the character of the conservatism that takes its bearings from the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and from the ideas about human nature and freedom that undergird them.
Europeans have failed to cherish, and now to defend, the nation-state system. Americans must pay heed.
What have people meant across the generations when they say, "I believe in America"?
The former FBI directors tend to investigate Republicans far more zealously than Democrats.
The dean brings charges of ‘unprofessional conduct’ for a vigorous defense of free inquiry.
France may have a case for banning the burqa. By Peter Berkowitz.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
Civics education must not be indoctrination, but it also must not be overlooked. By Peter Berkowitz.
What sustains the conservative agenda? What makes it distinctive and coherent? In a word, principle. By Peter Berkowitz.
Rosa Parks sparked a great movement. Jeff Bliss on the “power of one.”
Peter Berkowitz on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by Walter Russell Mead
Terrorists are getting very good at covering their tracks. Their pursuers must become even better at uncovering them. By Katya Drozdova.
Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick, who coached David Frost for his storied broadcast bout with Richard Nixon, shares his glimpse of "the unleashed Nixon." By Caleb Daniloff.