There needs to be a concentration of the real: skills training, middle class and upwardly mobile working class jobs. Replace symbolism with real improvements.
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Bradley Birzer on Christian humanism, judging the past, memory, and gratitude.
Ken Myers of Mars Hill Audio on place, the evangelical mind, and classical music.
Chris Arnade, Jared Woodard, and Sarah Hamersma on Wall Street versus Main Street.
Patrick Deneen, Jeremy Beer, and Jeff Polet respond to J.D. Vance's recent American Mind essay "End the Globalization Gravy Train" and consider the prospects for postliberal conservatism.
Jay Y. Kim reflects on pastoral care during the pandemic in light of his recent book Analog Church: Why We Need Real People, Places, and Things in the Digital Age.
While the siren call of STEM is still music to most ears and classical schools are educating only a small percentage of American students, classical schools have grown steadily. Joshua Gibbs, Adam Roate, and Amanda Patchin discuss their merits.
Gracy Olmstead, Garth Brown, and Jason Peters on whether Solein can save the planet.
Wilfred M. McClay, Bethany Hebbard, and Jake Meador consider what recent trends—considered at the local, regional, and global scales—give reason for hope in 2020.