Carl T. Bogus (Roger Williams): Fighting over the Conservative Banner. Seth Bartee on some of the major thinkers past and present that have defined Intercollegiate Studies Institute and the reach of this organization beyond the halls of academia. Conor Friedersdorf on how conservatives preach diversity of thought without practicing it. James Kalb reviews After Tocqueville: The Promise and Failure of Democracy by Chilton Williamson. Jeff Bloodworth interviews Patrick Allitt, author of The Conservatives: Ideas and Personalities Throughout American History. Mind of the new majority: Michael Brendan Dougherty on how Pat Buchanan is more than a conservative — he’s Nixon meets Spengler. A road not taken: Gerald Russello interviews Michael Brendan Dougherty on Pat Buchanan and the New Majority. Conservative utopia? Jerrod Laber cringes every time he hears about a contemporary problem that is the result of the loss of some quintessentially American ideal. Daniel Sage reviews American Neoconservatism: The Politics and Culture of a Reactionary Idealism by Jean-Francois Drolet. Born losers: Political scientist Corey Robin believes a sense of loss animates modern conservatism.

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