Joseph Conrad wrote what may be the first novel of global terrorism with The Secret Agent, and the BBC has just turned it into a new show. Here’s my appreciation of them in National Review.

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Exit Right

by John J. Miller on September 26, 2016 · 0 comments

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The new issue of National Review carries my profile of Michael Grebe, who recently retired as head of the Bradley Foundation:

“I’m worried that we’re losing the war of ideas,” says Grebe. “A year ago, I couldn’t have imagined saying that right now.”

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Toomey’s Marker

September 1, 2016

On the cover:

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Toomey’s Travails

August 25, 2016

My article on Sen. Pat Toomey and his refusal to endorse Donald Trump is in the new National Review. As he wrestles with the anxieties that so many conservatives have felt about Trump, Toomey will choose between sticking to a principle that puzzles people whose votes he needs and making a compromise that he probably […]

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Home Economics

August 11, 2016

The new issue of National Review carries my profile of Jennifer Roback Morse, the free-market economist who thinks family breakdown is at the root of many social ills. Morse refuses to speak in code. … Here’s how she talks about single motherhood, for example: “There’s no such thing as a single parent. They’ve become dependent […]

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Homecoming

August 1, 2016

The Millers moved to Michigan a little more than five years ago. A friend recently reminded me of a short essay I’d written back then about returning to my native state. It appears to have vanished from the website of the Detroit News. So I tracked down the text from an online database and created a […]

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