Books in Brief

Books in Brief

Paul Gottfried, Peter Hammack

Two English historians of political movements, Roger Eatwell and Matthew Goodwin, have produced a lucid, dispassionate account of the rise and character of the present populist wave in the West. The authors examine the common features of populist…

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Religious Discrimination, Real and Imagined

Religious Discrimination, Real and Imagined

Rashid

As I was scrolling the news one August day, my attention was drawn to an article recounting the story of a woman wearing a niqab who was ejected from a bus in the Netherlands, a country that enacted a partial ban on the full veil.

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Ritual, Tragedy, and Restoration

Ritual, Tragedy, and Restoration

Wayne Allensworth

The Deer Hunter received the Academy Award for best picture at the Oscars ceremony in 1979. The film was much criticized by some for its Russian roulette sequences, especially the alleged “racism” on display in the film’s depiction of the Viet Cong.

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  • What's Behind Our World on Fire?

    Pat Buchanan | November 19, 2019

    When the wildfires of California broke out across the Golden State, many were the causes given. So, too, there appears to be a multiplicity of causes igniting and fueling the protests and riots sweeping capital cities across our world.

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  • Does the Threat of Corbyn Neutralize Farage?

    Ralph Berry | November 18, 2019

    “Scarecrow,” an aged overcoat that saw its best days and owners generations ago, over which is thrown a hat of no known provenance but suggestive of a head underneath, the ensemble being draped over a stick. The idea is to frighten off the crows, but the smarter crows are not taken in and pillage the field around. The role of scarecrow is now assigned to the shapely form of Jeremy Corbyn, who is used by the Conservatives as the main reason for voting their way.

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  • A Labor of Hate

    Justin Raimondo | November 14, 2019

    The paucity of biographical material on McCormick is perhaps due to the previous unavailability of his personal papers, which are in the possession of the Robert R. McCormick-Tribune Foundation, which inherited the bulk of the Colonel's estate.

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  • After the Great Orange Whale

    William Murchison | November 13, 2019

    "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord"—a pretty flat declaration as reported by the Apostle Paul, leaving few gaps for politicians to fill at their own discretion. But you know politicians. Here we go with the impeachment hearings, an intended spectacle meant more as payback to President Donald Trump for winning the election than as a high-minded act of democratic reprobation.

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