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Charles Murray reviews two books about meritocracy.
The power of liberalism has translated into the steady enrichment of those who wield it, and into steadily diminishing prospects in the lives of the very people it first rose to serve, writes Wilfred M. McClay in the Claremont Review of Books.
Abraham Lincoln was not only our greatest rhetorician and statesman, but a man who understood and encouraged abundant economic opportunity, writes Ken Masugi
Walter Russell Mead reviews Michael Barone's new book on immigration.
It is not an ordinary debate, nor even a great one, but the great debate that Yuval Levin brings to our attention. The debate is ours.
Gladden J. Pappin reviews two new books on Edmund Burke.
Darren Staloff reviews a new biography of one of our more colorful, and often forgotten, Founders.
Joseph Epstein reviews David Bobb's new book on humility.
Carol Iannone reviews a new book of Willa Cather's letters.
Father Aquinas Guilbeau reviews two new books on Augustine and Aquinas.
National Association of Scholars President Peter Wood reviews Bill Bennett and David Wilezol's new book on the cost of education.
Peter Augustine Lawler on the mind of the South.
Freud believed that Wilson, his head ringing with scripture, mistook himself at times for the son of God, writes Christopher Caldwell.
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