The Upswing proffers progressivism as the solution to our problems without examining progressivism’s role in creating those problems.
Bradley C.S. Watson
Bradley C.S. Watson is the Philip M. McKenna Chair in American and Western Political Thought at Saint Vincent College. He is the author, most recently, of Progressivism: The Strange History of a Radical Idea (University of Notre Dame Press).
Articles by Bradley C.S. Watson
How might individuals form meaningful communities of their own?
The Constitution isn't just a story. It is a founding document that sets well-defined metes and bounds to our common life.
Progressivism's new enemy.
How fair conservative professors on college campuses?
Bradley C.S. Watson looks at the nature and significance of Russell Kirk's conservatism.
Diversity is what has made CMC a particularly rich target of opportunity for the forces now amassing on campuses nationwide. These forces dedicate themselves to promoting an even greater degree of intellectual conformity than currently exists at institutions of higher learningâ€”not to mention a dour apartheid of â€œsafe spaces.â€
Kevin Vickers and the Spirit of Liberty and Sacrifice.
In his new book, The Classical Liberal Constitution, Richard Epstein seeks to present a â€œdistinctive synthesisâ€ of constitutional law that is neither progressive nor conservative.
A review of Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America, by Walter Olson
A review of The Language of Law and the Foundations of American Constitutionalism, by Gary L. McDowell
A review of A Time to Speak: Selected Writings and Arguments , by Robert H. Bork
John Rawls and the American political tradition.
Same-sex "marriage" and the right to a noun.
Defending the last undefended vice.