By: Ken Masugi
Posted: January 29, 2007
This article appeared in: Vol. III , Number 1 Winter 2002/03
By: Ken Masugi
A Republican electoral realignment would have to challenge the premises of liberal Democratic government.
Historical argument over the Cold War is a proxy for the fight over fundamental political principles.
The British experience suggests that, to be effective, ideas must be complemented by other kinds of causal accounts.
That Americans have so far avoided the imperial temptation is much to their credit, but this has not been without cost.
The tension between internationalists and isolationists in American foreign policy is not new.
Krause has restored honor to its honorable place in our understanding of liberal theory and practice.
For McMahon, modernity is an ongoing battle between Enlightenment progress and Counter-Enlightenment reaction.
Morgan and Srodes go along way toward rescuing Franklin from the oft inanity of his modern portrayal.
Can Brands and Morris help us judge whether the T.R. revival is good for our republican institutions?
Pearson acknowledges both the radical nature of Wilson's arguments and their grounding in German idealism and historicism.
Like Reagan, Twight understands freedom in opposition to dependency upon government.
White dispels the powerful, simplistic New Deal myth that obscures our actual constitutional history.
Federalism is endangered by an eclipse of state institutions and of the messy but salutary political culture that once sustained them.
Federalism is dead, and the 17th Amendment killed it.
The coming debates over biotechnology will test the strength of the moral-sense tradition.
The death penalty rests on a moral judgment about good and evil, responsibility and blame.
Young conservatives are already right. What they need is an up-to-the minute lesson in how to be cool.
An examination of American snobbery.
The great tragedy of Civil War memory is that the emancipationist account of the war was sacrificed to reconciliation in alliance with white supremacy.
President Bush must commit to war and kill the causes of terrorism.
"Old Man Eloquent" saw the Islamic threat coming.
Four candidates and the struggle for the soul of constitutional government.
In memory of a philosopher.
Reading Thomas G. West's "Sins of the Fathers" (Fall 2002), one is informed that Dostoevsky was a reactionary and an irrationalist of the worst sort, guilty of "self-indulgent sentimentality," "an anti-Jewish stance," subscribing to the "post-Hegelian premise: ...
A primer on proper attire that will leave you at once satisfied and stupefied.