How to Honor the Legacy of Michael Brooks The Left - “When it comes to theorizing about cosmopolitan socialism, Michael, unfortunately, passed on before he could spell out the details. However, we can infer much from his criticisms of conservative histories.” Matt McManus 1/21/2021
Our First Year without Roger Scruton The Left - “At his best, Scruton was a panoramic thinker of formidable intellect who puts to shame many of the lesser polemicists who have followed in his giant footsteps.” Matt McManus 1/14/2021
Ludwig Wittgenstein: a Post-Modern Philosopher? The Left - “Struck by this realization, Wittgenstein insisted that the best thing now was simply to stop doing philosophy and to try and find in life what could not be said with certainty.” Matt McManus 1/10/2021
Alfie Bown: Where Politics and Gaming Meet The Left - “I think there’s great potential in video games. In some ways, they are the primary space in which the culture wars are now being fought.” Al Binns 1/8/2021
Thomas Ricks: Politics, as Seen from Aristotle to Trump The Left - “And so I remembered from college: When you’re facing a problem that seems deeply puzzling, go back to fundamentals, go to first principles. So I took Aristotle’s Politics off my shelf, my old college copy, and reread it in the context of the election of Donald Trump.” Thomas Koenig 1/7/2021
Book Announcement: “The Emergence of Post-Modernity” The Left - “This is one of the reasons for the remarkable loneliness and alienation from others many have detected in the post-modern landscape.” Matt McManus 1/5/2021
From Pornography to Agriculture: Challenging Hierarchy The Left - “At the core of this analysis is a claim that, at first glance, may seem to be a stretch: The erosion of human dignity in our broken world starts with the erosion of the planet’s soils.” Robert Jensen 1/4/2021
Fitter and Happier? Work after the Coronavirus The Left - “Of all changes that have already been made to mitigate the threat of the deadly virus, the way we work has arguably undergone the biggest transformation.” Al Binns 1/1/2021
An Experiment in (Lefty) Roleplaying? The Left - “Sadly, for past the 40 years, this yearning for an impossible yet fantastical other is one that has become increasingly shared by those on the Left.” Al Binns 12/21/2020
Bill Vitek: In Pursuit of Better Agriculture (and a Better Society) The Left - “The way we farm and the way we think are connected—that’s our premise.” Olivia Malloy 12/20/2020