The Bellicose Intellectualism of the Right

Ezra Klein asks a leading conservative thinker what the “post-liberal” right really wants

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In a recent interview on his podcast, Ezra Klein talked with Patrick Deneen, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and author of “Why Liberalism Failed,” which was published, to acclaim from both conservatives and some



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Kirk Swearingen

Half a lifetime ago, Kirk Swearingen graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. His work has most recently appeared in Salon.