by Robert A. Schneider
As the brief respite between two Trump-Biden races reaches its end, "resentment" is once again the go-to political explanation. But too often the term is used to describe voters as irrational and unhinged while obscuring some real causes of moral aggrievement in contemporary society.
by Aidan Beatty
A critic argues that a founding document of modern conservatism was steeped in the author's belief that Jews were responsible for exporting French radicalism; while few right-wingers today seem to actually read Burke, some carry on this legacy.
by Ed Simon
Vladimir Putin takes seriously the anti-liberal and neo-czarist philosophies of Aleksandr Dugin. Anyone who opposes his expansionist agenda must as well.
SOURCE: The Baffler
by Kirsten Weld
Poor Clio, the muse of history, has been tasked with the passing of retrospective judgments that we in the here-and-now are unwilling to make. Unfortunately, that's not how history works.
by Michele Alacevich
Albert O. Hirschman's approach to development economics stressed the need to understand "hidden rationalities" of developing societies and use them to create change.
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