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
Jan 04, 2019
A note on character in politics
On Machiavelli and contemporary political discourse.
Dec 31, 2018
The impeachment fantasy
Looking ahead to presidential politics in the New Year.
Aug 21, 2018
Socialism as a hate crime
On the human cost of a persistent and pernicious political doctrine.
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.