Populism flourished during the Great Depression and put constant pressure on FDR
Thomas Frank on the history of American populism
A book review of Roderick Nash’s The Nervous Generation: American Thought, 1917-1930
A book review of Nathan Miller’s New World Coming: The 1920s and the Making of Modern America
A book review of Eric P. Kaufmann’s The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America
Why does extremism recur throughout history?
The eternal Gen Xer
The final Boomer leaders will be authoritarian, severe, unyielding
Will the Baby Boomers destroy America?
Consensus Antiracism has plunged America into a new Crisis
Cosmopolitanism became hegemonic in America in the 1940s and 1950s
The Blundering Generation thesis was correct
The Chesapeake dominated the American Founding and Early Republic
In 1856, George Fitzhugh predicted that liberal capitalism would undermine and eventually destroy itself
A book review of George Fitzhugh’s Sociology for the South, or The Failure of Free Society
How influential was John Locke in the American Founding?
Sorry, we don’t see it in the Declaration
Progressive liberals conflate their bottomless pit of sin and degeneration with America
A book review of Colin Woodard’s Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nation
What is the “successor ideology” to liberalism on the Right?
George Fitzhugh on the American Revolution
A book review of Rich Lowry’s The Case for Nationalism
A book review of Eric Foner’s The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution
The Fifteenth Amendment was the coup de grace to the White Republic
The Northern states continued to press forward with “civil rights” after Reconstruction
The Fourteenth Amendment is effectively a Second Constitution
The Civil Rights Act of 1866 established birthright citizenship
The traditional limits of classical liberalism were demolished during the Reconstruction era
The American Empire was founded during Reconstruction
Les Trente Glorieuses (Thirty Glorious Years) comes to an end in the early 1970s
During the War Between the States, the North and South each sought deliverance from the opposing side
A genealogy of anti-racism traces the roots of racial equality back to the Deep North in the Second Great Awakening