Francis Fukuyama, “Liberalism and Its Discontents”
American Purpose continues the discussion Francis Fukuyama initiated in our pages on the “discontents” with liberalism on the left and the right. We publish five wide-ranging responses today, with five more to follow on Wednesday.
Holding the perpetrators of January 6 accountable is not an act of vengeance; it is required for the defense of democracy.
In 1960 journalist Theodore H. White wrote his bestselling, Pulitzer-Prize-winning book about John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign. Our editorial board member Michael Mandelbaum looks back.
Allies are transfixed. Enemies see America’s decline. Voices from around the world remind us that the worst in America has always brought out the best in America.
Donald Trump’s dead-of-night pardons stray from the Constitution’s intent for the presidential power, and are just another blow to trust in government.
American Purpose editorial board member Richard Thompson Ford on protest, anger, and causes just and unjust.
Scorsese’s gangster masterpiece has turned 30, and while America has always had a soft spot for rule-breakers, we’ve clearly taken things too far.
America has yet to design its artillery for today’s War of Ideas. It’s on, and the stakes are as important as ever.