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Glen A. Sproviero

Glen A. Sproviero
Glen Austin Sproviero is a commercial litigator in New York. Prior to entering private practice, he served as a federal law clerk and as a Richard M. Weaver Fellow at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He is also a former Wilbur Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal.
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Having cast off Christianity, Europe now lacks a spiritual identity and united purpose. Absent these essential characteristics, a culture becomes stale and decadent, and turns to political institutions as the sole guarantor of peace, welfare, and security...
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In Federalist 51, James Madison wrote that “if men were angels, no government would be necessary.” No public figure of his generation was more acutely aware of this principle than Antonin Scalia,...
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Pope Francis is no liberal and conservatives must stop insisting he is. Despite an effort by left-leaning media and political elites to cast the Holy Father as an expositor of their ideological agenda, Francis’...
A Compass for Rediscovering the Permanent Things: Prospects for Conservatives
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Prospects for Conservatives: A Compass for Rediscovering the Permanent Things by Russell Kirk, with a new introduction by Bradley J. Birzer. Imaginative Conservative Books, 2013. Russell Kirk’s most spirited work,...
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“On a sudden, the Earth yawns asunder, and amid Tartarean smoke, and glare of fierce brightness, rises Sansculottism, many-headed, fire-breathing, and asks: What think ye of me? Well may the buckram masks start together, terror-struck; ‘into expressive well-concerted...
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Reports of depraved violence and unspeakable affronts to the dignity of human persons now dominate the twenty-four hour news cycle. From the intentional destruction of a commercial airliner by Russian-backed rebels to widespread beheadings and crucifixions in the...
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To the classical philosophers, history was cyclical. J.B. Bury observed that thought in ancient Greece was dominated by the idea of cycles, and that time was itself the enemy of man to the degree it eroded the value...
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In one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history, Alex DeLarge, a young, murderous convict, is strapped to a bed with his eyes propped open and forced to watch videos depicting horrific acts of violence....
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Conservatism prospered in the half-century following the Second World War, but following wide-spread rejection at the polls, substantial policy defeats, and ever-souring popularity, the time has come for conservatives to reexamine and reaffirm their first principles....
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Wealth, Poverty & Human Destiny
 edited by Doug Bandow and David Schindler For religious believers, the complicated issue of reconciling the free market with traditional morality is one of increasing importance as the ideology...