Corey Robin, who teaches at Brooklyn College, is the author of Fear: The History of a Political Idea, and The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism From Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin, which has just come out in paperback.
How did the conservative ideas of Friedrich Hayek and the Austrian school become our economic reality? By turning the market into the realm of great politics and morals.
Since the ’70s, liberals and leftists have misidentified the source of conservatism’s appeal.
Congratulations on the excellent coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan in your November 9 special issue...