The National Conservatism Movement is trying to continue Trumpism long after Trump is out of the White House. Recently, they held a conference in D.C. in order to streamline their message. The keynote speakers were Tucker Carlson, John Bolton, Josh Hawley, Peter Thiel, and Yoram Hazony, whose speech announced that “today is our independence day”. In this episode, Aaron Ross Powell, Paul Matzko, Jason Kuznicki, & Matthew Feeney analyze Josh Hawley’s America’s Epicurean Liberalism by defining what it means to be an American.
What is the religious angle to national conservatism? What civic virtues does Joshua Hawley value? What does it mean to be American? Should society have a purpose?
America’s Epicurean Liberalism, written by Joshua D. Hawley
The Man Behind National Conservatism, written by Daniel Luban
Social Media’s Moral Panic (with Milton Mueller), Free Thoughts Podcast
What Senator Hawley Gets Wrong about American Identity, written by Aaron Ross Powell
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