Burke, Paine, and Reagan
The core of conservatism, as described by leaders from Burke to Reagan, always maintains the inseparable connection between liberty and order. Read More.
Obama’s “Coalition of the Ascendant” Is Collapsing
New polling data show that the coalition of voters that elected Barack Obama has turned against him in dramatic numbers. Read More.
The Great Debate: Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left
Yuval Levin’s new book explores the origins of today’s left/right divide by examining the views of the men who shaped the debate at its outset: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. Read More.
Dr. L. Gregory Jones at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum
Dr. L. Gregory Jones, Professor of Theology at Duke University Divinity School and Strategic Director of the Laity Lodge Leadership Initiative, spoke at the November 2013 Faith Angle Forum in South Beach, Florida, about forgiveness and reconciliation in the public sphere. Read More.
Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Peter Magnus Flanigan, who died this year, deserves to be remembered among the Catholic giants who helped recast American conservatism. Read More.
Shedding the Green Eyeshades
The food stamps debate shows why conservatives have failed to gain public trust on spending issues – but a principled and winning alternative is available. Read More.
Bursting the Hirshhorn’s Bubble
A former Hirshhorn director’s ill-advised attempt to install an inflatable bubble atop the museum has damaged the institution’s reputation and its financial standing. Read More.
He’s No Secular Saint: The Trojan Pope
Pope Francis minces no words on what it means to have a consistent ethic of life—something that may surprise his latest secular fans. Read More.
Burke, Paine, and the Politics of This Era
EPPC Fellow Yuval Levin has written a wonderful and engaging new book on Edmund Burke, Thomas Paine and the birth of the right and the left. Read More.
Pope Francis the Revolutionary
The revolution that Pope Francis is proposing is not a matter of economic or political prescription, but a revolution in the self-understanding of the Catholic Church: a re-energizing return to the pentecostal fervor and evangelical passion from which the church was born two millennia ago. Read More.