Can We Keep It?

Tony Mills, a senior fellow at AEI whose work focuses on science policy and political theory, joins the Remnant for an ultra-nerdy exploration of the American political tradition. He and Jonah examine whether liberalism alone can sustain the United States and why our experts have fallen into such low repute. Is free market capitalism corrosive? Why is civic republicanism important? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of bureaucracy?

Show Notes:

Tony’s page at AEI

The Remnant with Yuval Levin

Tony: “Liberalism is Not Enough”

Tony: “Illiberalism’s True Colors”

Russell Kirk and Lionel Trilling

The Remnant with Daniel Hannan

Daniel Burns: “Liberal Practice vs. Liberal Theory”

Schumpeter’s Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

Daniel Bell’s The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

James Burnham’s The Managerial Revolution

Orwell: “Second Thoughts on James Burnham”

Jonah on beastly bureaucracy

Tony: “Unmasking Scientific Expertise”

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