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Michael Brendan Dougherty (The Slurve, The Week) and Corey Robin (The Reactionary Mind, coreyrobin.com)

On Washington Squares, Michael is joined by Corey Robin, author of The Reactionary Mind, a new book about conservative thought. They discuss Michael’s unusual brand of conservatism and whether violence is an integral part of the conservative mind. Do reactionaries in America today defend entrenched power hierarchies, or are they a counter-cultural force? What ever happened to the old conservative WASP elite? They close with a discussion of the role that the idea of struggle plays in conservatism.

Recorded:Mar 23    Posted:Mar 26, 2012
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Washington Squares | Mar 26, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty & Corey Robin

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