[Cross-posted to In Medias Res] As I write this review, I keep hearing about Jeb Bush, campaigning for president, talking about how the invasion of Iraq and the removal of Saddam Hussein was a “pretty good deal” and castigating ...
The language of “human scale” politics originated, at least in modern America, among the New Left and the Counterculture. More recently it has been adopted by traditional conservatives (appropriately enough).
A new book provides profiles of seminal conservative thinkers. But Lord, please, please don't read them through the outdated narrative of traditional cons, neocons, and laissez-faire cons.
Your body’s yours, just as this poem is mine: to make, destroy—a tenancy of will, for every citizen and concubine.