When I saw the headline, my nerd spidey-sense tingled. I was excited to read about the history of conservative anti-college feelings. But when I read… 983 more words
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by Jordan Poyner
Last week, my colleague at The New Herald, Seth Nightingale, published a piece in defense of a populist national sentiment. In it he argued that patriotism and trust in the American nation state are deteriorating, and that a coherent and shared sense of tradition and values have been compromised by lesser principles. 1,398 more words
How does a constitutional monarchy justify itself within the framework of a twenty-first century democratic state? With the British Queen now 91 years old, expect this question to be re-emerge in the not-too-distant future. 998 more words
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Generally speaking, there is a tendency to underestimate the difficulties of satisfaction and to overestimate those of omniscience.