Reviews May 2018 The Last Ideology By Allan C. Carlson “Liberalism has failed,” writes University of Notre Dame political-science professor Patrick Deneen in his new book with a related title. “Nearly every one of the promises . . . made by the architects and creators of liberalism has been shattered,” he adds. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Allan C. Carlson Allan C. Carlson was president of The Rockford Institute from 1986 to 1997, and president of The Howard Center from 1998 until his retirement in 2015.