James Piereson is a Senior Fellow at The Manhattan Institute and author (most recently) of Shattered Consensus (Encounter).
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Books June 2018
Trump’s art of the possible
Features January 2018
Why populism fails
On a more precise understanding of the challenges that populist movements face.
Books November 2017
Blog Posts by James PieresonView All
Aug 21, 2018
Socialism as a hate crime
On the human cost of a persistent and pernicious political doctrine.
Jul 04, 2018
The downward spiral
On the Supreme Court, and on judicial politicization.
Feb 09, 2017
The president should withdraw his executive order
On the strategy and setbacks of the recent immigration restrictions.
October 06, 2017
“Populism & its critics”
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The New Criterion and The Social Affairs Unit hosted “Populism and its critics” on September 29, 2017. The symposium brought together preeminent conservative thinkers from both sides of the Atlantic to discuss the rise of President Donald Trump, Brexit, and the overarching populist movements that enabled both. Please enjoy the symposium as a podcast or video below, or listen on our iTunes podcast channel here.
November 21, 2013
Question & answer session from The Kennedy Phenomenon
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A brief question and answer session about JKF, his assassination, and his legacy with Roger Kimball, Fred Siegel, James Piereson, and Ira Stoll.