Class Power and Cultural Blindspots

Class Power and Cultural Blindspots

The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite by Michael Lind. Penguin, 2020. Hardcover, 193 pages, $25. Reviewed by Bruce P. Frohnen The rise of populist movements throughout the West and the intense, angry response to them from technocratic elites...
Coopting Modernity

Coopting Modernity

Making China Modern: From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping by Klaus Mühlhahn. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2019. Hardcover, 736 pages, $40. Reviewed by Jason Morgan For decades, many Western China-watchers were convinced that, given time, the People’s...
Can the State Punish Thoughtcrime?

Can the State Punish Thoughtcrime?

A Melanchthonian Analysis E. J. Hutchinson There have been a slew of comments in recent months suggesting that ideological woke progressivism is a new religion manqué (the reference to the left hand is intentional), a bottomless reservoir both of false...
The Russell Kirk Center at 25

The Russell Kirk Center at 25

A Historian’s Perspective Dr. George H. Nash In October 2020 the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal celebrated its first twenty-five years of existence. It provided an occasion to reflect on the significance of Kirk’s work and its bearing on the purposes and...

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