For the attention of the linguistic philosophers, a problem having to do with the ethics of words: There is an organization—a department of the civil...

What more is there to say, at this date, about the New Left?1 It has already received extensive coverage in the mass media; it has...

These, without doubt, are the years of the liberal. Almost everyone now so describes himself. Even the stoutest conservative confesses to flashes of liberal perception....

Hardly ever before has so much political history been crowded into so short a period as was jammed into the “fiscal” political year extending from...

The Liberal Target The Cart and the Horse. by Louis Kronenberger. Knopf. 212 pp. $4.95. Drama critic, critic of literature generally, and 18th-century scholar (he is the author, for...

Of the key elements in the American electorate, Negroes have consistently been the most loyal of voters. Over the past half century, when major shifts...

I've been an integrationist (if you want a label) as long as I have had social ideas, but in Texas in the 40's and 50's...

This is the third round-table discussion COMMENTARY has held in recent years on vital questions of the day. Like the first (“Western Values and Total...

Ever since 1944, when the Liberal party, but recently a minority within another minority party, delivered 330,000 votes for Franklin D. Roosevelt, it has been...

In the decade since Earl Warren became Chief Justice of the United States, the Court over which he presides has embarked on three major enterprises...

Political Parties & Ideology The Amateur Democrat. by James Q. Wilson. University of Chicago Press. 378 pp. $6.95. What should we expect of our political parties? Would an ideal...

What is the condition of liberalism in the United States today? There are many far more competent than I am to describe the American scene...