On the 2020 campaign trail, opposition toward the Iraq war has become a litmus test of moral stature. Witness Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (who “never believed what Dick Cheney and George W. Bush said about Iraq”) signaling her virtue and shaming former Vice President Joe Biden (and President Trump), who supported it. And Trump denies … Continue reading Presidential Candidates — Including Trump — Are Wrong On Iraq
On Dec. 14, Elan Journo appeared on i24News to discuss the violence on the West Bank.
On Dec. 4, Elan Journo appeared on i24News to discuss Israel's exposure of Hezbollah cross-border tunnels from Lebanon.
The just-published A New Textbook of Americanism: The Politics of Ayn Rand presents Rand’s little-known 1946 essay “Textbook of Americanism” and never-before-seen commentary on issues in political philosophy. Building on Rand’s philosophic thought, the book also features new essays from Objectivist scholars and writers exploring further aspects of the actual nature of Americanism. Read on.
Discussing What Justice Demands with my colleague Agustina Vergara Cid on publication day. Watch the video.
What Justice Demands: America and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is now available for pre-order in Kindle and Nook ebook formats.
A conversation with Joseph Cotto, Paul Gottfried, and Elan Journo about America and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. https://youtu.be/-hmEHZEvNW0
Tom Nichols is right to warn us about “the death of expertise.” What he means is not that there are fewer genuine experts, nor that they sometimes get things wrong. Rather, he argues that there’s diminished recognition for the idea of expertise — especially, scientific and intellectual expertise — in the culture. Read on: What … Continue reading What We’re Reading: Googling It Does Not Make You an Expert | New Ideal