Thomas Koenig, a contributing editor of American Purpose, is a graduate of Princeton University and a student at Harvard Law School. In addition to American Purpose, his writings have appeared in National Review, CNN, The Dispatch, Real Clear Politics, and The Bulwark. He’s also the author of the “Tom’s Takes” newsletter on Substack. Twitter: @thomaskoenig98
Articles and Events
Do we have to abandon the idea of a national narrative, as Samuel Goldman urges? Or can our incomplete, imperfect canon see us through?
The two political extremes parallel each other to the same dead end.
A new book reveals we’ve been through tribalism akin to today’s before—and succeeded in pulling out of it.
We can’t leave our virtues at the door.
There’s a balance between the stories of 1776 and 1619, and looking to the Civil War can help us find it.