Matthew Cooper

Matthew Cooper

Recent Essays

In (Partial) Defense of the Liberal Arts Degree

One of the articles which recently crossed my desk was an interactive online presentation from Georgetown University’s Centre on Education and the Workforce, highlighting...

Does North American Cultural History Provide for a ‘Third Option’?

Having read several books on American history recently, including Colin Woodard’s book American Nations, itself based partly on David Hackett Fischer’s four-nation thesis in...

Sanders, Corbyn, and the Radical Politics of Anachronism

Last month, the Washington Examiner upbraided two Democratic contenders for the Presidency, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley, for wanting to "turn back the clock."...