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James Piereson

James Piereson

James Piereson is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and president of the William E. Simon Foundation. He is the author, most recently, of Shattered Consensus:The Rise and Decline of America’s Postwar Political Order (Encounter Books).

Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution By Amanda Hollis-Brusky Oxford, 264 pages Last November, the Federalist Society hosted its annual National Lawyers...

The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century By Alan Brinkley Knopf, 560 pages When Henry R. Luce died in 1967, he left behind a publishing empire...

Big Bad Wolfe The Future of Liberalism by Alan Wolfe Knopf. 352 pp. $25.95 The liberal hour is at hand. A progressive Democratic President, an overwhelmingly Democratic...

Meddling Through The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes HarperCollins. 433 pp. $26.99 The Great Depression of the 1930’s tested America’s political institutions...

Liberalism entered the 1960's as the vital force in American politics, riding a wave of accomplishment running from the Progressive era through the New Deal...

This past fall, shortly before the presidential election in November, some 300 friends and admirers gathered at the Plaza Hotel in New York City to...