Response to Marshall Berman  

Marshall Berman sees in the incoherence of a punk culture the same potential that Marx once thought he saw in the rising consciousness of a proletarian movement: the coming “negation” of the capitalist order. But neither the street youths of …



Liberalism and Its Critics  

THE EDUCATION OF CAREY MCWILLIAMS, by Carey McWilliams. New York: Simon & Schuster. 363 pp. $11.95. BELIEVING SKEPTICS: AMERICAN POLITICAL INTELLECTUALS, 1945-1964, by Robert Booth Fowler. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. 317 pp. $19.95. When Thomas Jefferson declared that each generation …



Buckley’s Comrades  

I When the National Review celebrates its 20th anniversary this November, conservatives may salute its editor with the toast: “You’ve come a long way, Buckley.” Among the associate editors, consultants, and contributors another toast might be made, this time raised, …