Conserving the Land of Opportunity
Subsidizing small-town 20th century jobs is not the answer. Nationalists should be careful not to lower their expectations—and ours.
John Burtka, Jarret and Inez Stepman, Rachel Lu, and James Poulos respond to Dan McCarthy’s First Things magazine essay, “A New Conservative Agenda”.
“Conservatism is in flux,” writes Daniel McCarthy in his big new blueprint for American governance at First Things. “Trump in 2016, whether consciously or not, drew upon what has been the clear policy alternative to the elite consensus in favor of global liberalism since the early 1990s: economic nationalism, and nationalism more generally. This is an…