James Piereson is a Senior Fellow at The Manhattan Institute and author (most recently) of Shattered Consensus (Encounter).
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Books September 2021
The old hang-ups
A review of Last Best Hope by George Packer.
Features February 2021
Saint Ted of the Senate
A review of Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour, 1932–1975, by Neal Gabler.
Features May 2020
George Will’s “conservatism”
On The Conservative Sensibility, by George F. Will.
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Apr 04, 2021
Crony capitalism and professional sports
On public funding for professional athletic arenas.
Jan 26, 2021
The Cromwell impeachment
On the impeachment and “exhumation” of Donald Trump.
Sep 19, 2020
A recess appointment for the Ginsburg seat?
On the President’s options for replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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.”