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March 1, 2024

On the Front Porch with Brent Orrell and Tony Pipa: A Conversation with Carol Graham

Thursday, March 14, 2024 | 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM ET Contemporary differences between rural and urban areas in America have their roots in long-term demographic, economic, technological, and social factors. In a new event series, AEI’s Brent Orrell and the Brookings Institution’s Tony Pipa are hosting conversations “On the Front Porch” with authors of…

October 25, 2023

The Freedom to Choose

When appraising American social cleavages, we should avoid lapsing into two unfortunate trends in conservative thinking: despair and polarization. In “Conservatism and Class,” Bruce Frohnen argues that conservatives should embrace class analysis albeit in a more heterodox and less exclusively economic way than we typically think of it. His argument makes compelling points, especially in the way it extends the Madisonian principle of…