Stories by Corey Robin

Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin and Fear: The History of a Political Idea. subscribe to Corey Robin's feed

Posted on: Oct 26, 2013, Source: Salon

A raft of news coverage points back to the good old days, when Republicans were reasonable. The history is way off.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2013, Source:

ACLU Managers are looking to defang the “just cause” provision in their union workers’ contracts

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: Oxford University Press

The creed of national security lets governments justify all sorts of crimes against humanity.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: Oxford University Press

Conservatives in government have fetishized violence. Why?

Posted on: Apr 9, 2012, Source: Al Jazeera

Debates on birth control in the US show how modern conservatism is just a neoliberal gloss on medieval domination.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2012, Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Conservatism is a reaction to democratic movements, like OWS, that challenge the authority of elites.

Posted on: May 16, 2011, Source: The Nation

We must push the argument that the market is a source of constraint and the government an instrument of freedom.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2010, Source: The Nation

Rand was mediocre. But she had a preternatural ability to translate her sense of self into reality.