Americans Want Greatness, Not Just Jobs
Economic nationalism is not enough: cultural and civic revival beats an economic backstop.
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…