Conservatism

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Jeff Flake 2020: Is the retiring senator warming up for a presidential challenge?

October 3, 2018 11:38 am

He is acting like a man with nothing to lose

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Why there’s no feminist solidarity for Kellyanne Conway

October 2, 2018 1:31 pm

If you don’t conform to the programme, you’re Not One of Us

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Can Ye win with black economic nationalism?

October 1, 2018 6:34 am

Kanye West’s message could do for black America what Trump’s did for the people of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin

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Ye he Kan! Why Kanye West’s SNL stunt showed real courage

September 30, 2018 8:29 am

His rant against Democrats was more fun and interesting than the celebrity-endorsed jokes against Kavanaugh that took up the rest of the show

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How Donald Trump can win again

September 29, 2018 6:12 am

It’s simple: he needs to rediscover his appeal to workers

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Seeing red: where did all the deficit-cutting Republicans go?

September 27, 2018 11:38 am

None of the usual arguments made to justify deficit spending apply

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Did conservatives win the culture war?

September 26, 2018 3:05 pm

I always used to think liberals had won the culture war and conservatives had won the economic war. Now I’m not so sure

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How Viktor Orbán duped the Brexiteers

September 22, 2018 6:45 am

Why are members of the old regime so attracted to the police institutions of the new illiberal states?

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Can nationalists of the world unite?

September 21, 2018 2:31 pm

Interests, not ideologies, seem to be the driving force behind nationalist movements worldwide

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Christine Blasey Ford has mastered the art of the deal

September 20, 2018 3:40 pm

Ford looks reasonable. It appears that she’s only asking for a few more days to prepare

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Why Steve Bannon’s fireside chat with The Economist is so grimly watchable

September 18, 2018 2:13 pm

It appears that to allow Bannon to make any point (let alone win it) would be to risk the total and utter death of Zanny Minton Beddoes

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The curious case of Ron Unz

September 15, 2018 12:10 pm

The former publisher of The American Conservative is a case study in contrarianism gone haywire

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Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC

September 14, 2018 5:15 am

‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’

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The case for a conservative labour movement

September 12, 2018 8:14 am

A labour movement that cooperates with conservatism would broaden the benefits of a strong stock market and reduce the drive to radicalism

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What Trump hath wrought

September 12, 2018 6:57 am

Thanks to Trump, the Republicans are facing a grim electoral landscape

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Will Cruz lose?

September 12, 2018 6:34 am

Tipping point for Ted

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Liberals blew the 2016 election when they lost their compassion

September 7, 2018 12:03 pm

The New Class patronised the poor, whereas Trump listened

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Steve Bannon and the sanitisation of public life

September 4, 2018 1:21 pm

What is wrong with 21st century liberals? Where is their willingness to go into battle against people they consider to be backward and dangerous?

Who’s afraid of Steve Bannon?

September 3, 2018 8:48 pm

Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’

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Judge Kavanaugh will be confirmed without a hitch

September 3, 2018 10:21 am

In years to come, no one is going to talk about ‘kavanaughing’ a candidate

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Why Ted Cruz is craving a Team Trump trip to Texas

September 3, 2018 6:44 am

His rival Beto O’Rourke is just four points behind him in the polls

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John McCain: the man from nowhere who unleashed a deathstorm

September 1, 2018 1:37 pm

The rooted ask the great unasked question in American foreign policy: What does this war mean for my block, my neighbourhood, my town?

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Did John McCain draw the curtain on neoconservatism?

August 31, 2018 7:17 pm

He represented the demise of a vital link with liberals to forge interventionalist coalitions