New Money Liberalism and the Working Class

Unless you really, truly, believe the old and warn out canard that moneyed-interest is “conservative” you are probably attune to the shifting realities of money/wealth in politics.  First, conservatism has never been the philosophy of money—from Aristotle to Edmund Burke to G.K. Chesterton, there has always been a skepticism to economic doctrines promoting the free … Continue reading New Money Liberalism and the Working Class

The Decline and Fall of the Internationalist Left

Edward Gibbon, in his masterful The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, rhetorically retorted that “Instead of inquiring why the Roman empire was destroyed, we should rather be surprised that it had subsisted so long.”  Should one approach the rise, influence, and fall of the Anti-Stalinist Left (or after the Cold … Continue reading The Decline and Fall of the Internationalist Left