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Did Liberalism Fail?

As I mentioned in my — shamefully tardy — G-File, I was on a panel last week on Patrick Deneen’s book, sponsored by Notre Dame’s (extremely impressive) Tocqueville Program. I want to write more about Why Liberalism Failed but also about Yoram Hazony’s engaging book The Virtues of Nationalism (I just recorded an epic-length podcast with Hazony, which should be out soon). Meanwhile, if you’re interested, here’s the two-part video of the panel. Unfortunately the audio is not ideal in parts.

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Part Two:

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