Liberalism

How (Not) to Criticize Karl Polanyi

A recent critique of Karl Polanyi reveals more about the limits of our current political debates than anything about the man himself.

By Steven Klein

Liberalism Now More Than Ever

Why some progressives are wrong to reduce all concerns about democratic procedure and Russia to the self-interest of so-called “liberal class” elites.

By Kevin Mattson

We Aren’t the World

A new Wilson biography tries to resuscitate liberal internationalism. A tall order—but a necessary one.

By Jordan Michael Smith

The Young Left and the Democrats

The election exposed a massive disaffection among young people on the left with mainstream liberalism. Older liberals need to understand what happened.

By Zach Goldhammer Sarah Leonard

City of Rod

A Benedictine retreat from political life cannot be the answer for today’s Christians.

By Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig