Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.

Sunday
Nov202016

We don't need people

Joel Kotkin on the "new feudalism" of technocracy.
Sunday
Nov202016

Foundational things

Ross Douthat on the real problem of contemporary "liberalism."
Friday
Nov182016

Post-identity liberalism?

Mark Lilla on the state of American liberalism. He does not realize that old American liberalism relied implicitly on a religious consensus. Today's liberalism replaces religion, and therefore cannot really be liberal.
Thursday
Oct202016

A good shock of pain

Michael Hanby assesses where we stand.
Wednesday
Oct192016

Congregating

Providence works in unexpected ways.
Monday
Oct032016

Honest with myself

A conversion story.
Tuesday
Sep132016

Hillbilly Elegy

A review of the book by J.D. Vance.
Tuesday
Sep062016

Keep things in perspective

Peter Hithens about Russia.
Saturday
Aug272016

A vacation for the soul?

Burning Man certainly says something about our culture, but what precisely? The obsession with "being oneself"? The triumph of instinctivity? The longing for eternal adolescence?
Wednesday
Aug172016

The case for subsidiarity

Rod Dreher reviews Yuval Levin's recent book.
Tuesday
Aug162016

Separate but equal?

Alan Jacobs on the exit of Christian intellectuals from the cultural mainstream.
Tuesday
Aug022016

More and more visible

An interview with Pierre Manent.
Wednesday
Jul202016

With courage, without hatred

An interview with Remi Brague.
Wednesday
Jun292016

People without a past

This is what many university professors meet every day.
Wednesday
Jun292016

You must recognize my reality

We believe we have a fundamental right to define our own reality