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Why We Need Inclusive Nationalism

Trump offers reactionary and exclusionary nationalism. There is a different, and better, kind.

By John Halpin

A Steady Force for America’s Redemption

I met this American hero in 1995. If anything, he was even more impressive up close than from a distance. 

By Sean Wilentz

Imagining a Democratic Amazon

While the company is performing essential functions, its unaccountable and exceptional power are unacceptable in a society committed to democratic ideals.

By Sandeep Vaheesan

Who’ll Stand for Democracy?

As the United States and China hurtle toward Cold War, our next President must take a stand for our most enduring value.

By William J. Antholis Emmanuelle M. Murphy

Think Tank in the Tank

I spent two decades writing for City Journal, and I cherished it and the Manhattan Institute’s independence. Then came the Trump era.

By Sol Stern