By now the “progressive hegemony”, or whatever you want to call it, over the arts, the entertainment industry, and sophisticates and cultural elites more generally is well-known, but almost everyone is missing a crucial piece of the puzzle: the creatives actually don’t like today’s mainstream … Continue readingArtists Exit Stage Left?
In recent years a perennial controversy has returned to the fore: namely, the issue of the state’s power to order the society it governs, of statecraft as soulcraft. “Liberalism” is usually the center of attention in such debates, but it’s recently struck me that the … Continue readingPost-Liberalism: An Echo, Not a Choice
I’ve long thought and felt that what the libertarian movement, and the struggle for human freedom more broadly, needs is an artistic and aesthetic movement, to become a force instrumental in creating visions of the human spirit and the human future. So why a libertarian … Continue readingToward a Libertarian Artistic Movement
2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as the year “lockdown” was introduced into most people’s vocabularies, the year in which mass imprisonment by decree, without charge, trial, conviction, or even any evidence whatsoever of being sick, was introduced by ruling classes the world over … Continue readingLockdown, the Culture of Fear, and the Politics of the Future