James Piereson is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
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Features October 2023
The new conservative dilemma
On “radical” conservatism.
Features October 2022
The Voting Rights Act after six decades
On the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the VRA.
Features May 2022
Culture against civilization
On reasons to be pessimistic and optimistic about the future of Western civilization.
Blog Posts by James Piereson View All
Sep 20, 2023
Lyndon Johnson’s Supreme Court machinations
On Abe Fortas and exploitations of the Court.
Aug 10, 2023
A six-decade march
On the ideological origins of The 1619 Project.
Jul 13, 2023
The new secession
On the decline of American pride.
January 24, 2021
Sovereignty or submission: a symposium
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The New Criterion hosted “Sovereignty or Submission,” a conference in Washington, D.C., in fall 2019.
Roger Kimball introduces “Sovereignty or Sumbission”
Tucker Carlson’s Keynote Address at “Sovereignty or Submission”
James Piereson on the American Nation
John Fonte on Sovereignty and its Enemies
Michael Anton on the “Liberal International Order”
Angelo M. Codevilla on Collective and Individual Liberty
John O’Sullivan on the National Consensus
Victor Davis Hanson on Citizenship
January 09, 2020
James Piereson on the idea of an American nation
James Piereson, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses the genesis of the American nation-state. Audio taken from The New Criterion’s “Sovereignty or Submission” conference in Washington, D.C.
An adapted form of this address appeared in the January 2020 issue of The New Criterion as “The idea of an American nation.”