Ronald Reagan

Eyes Off the Prize

Mark Lilla isn’t wrong about identity politics, necessarily; but he’s wrong to see it as a greater danger than capitalism unchained.

By Jim Sleeper

The 1980s: The Good Ol' Days?

Although analogies with the past are usually flawed, we can still look at the past in search for some hope against hope about the present.

By Kevin Mattson

Reform Conservatives, Time to Step Up

Trump has left the temple of conservatism a smoking ruin. Can Reformicons repair it?

By Sam Tanenhaus

What’s the Purpose of an Acceptance Speech?

It can mobilize a majority, or forge one—or diminish one. Which path will Trump choose?

By William Galston