Return to Order at CPAC

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Written by Every year, thousands of activists from all across the country gather for the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. to discuss the state of the conservative movement. On March 14-16, members of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) participated in the conference with a … Read more

From the Mailbox: Was There Ever a True Order?

Among the questions and commentaries that have come in the mail about the book, Return to Order, there were some very excellent questions by a very kind lady. It occurred to me that others might have the same questions and so I would like to reply. Her questions could be summarized in the following manner: … Read more

Economy without the Human Element

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In today’s frenetic globalism, the rusty steel girders of the industrial age have now become barriers themselves and are being hurled down and scrapped.  From the ruins of our rust belts, fiber optics cables are spinning the web of a new networked global society radically different from our own.

Such advances break down not local but national trade, political and economic barriers and create ever bigger global networks and structures. At the same time, the cables that connect also bind since all are tethered to these giant networks and are subject to their rules.

Thus, we see the framework of a global economy being built where huge markets are opened, but the regulations of new supranational structures impose themselves upon the nations as can be seen in global trade rules, monetary unions or even the Kyoto protocols.

Likewise, the same technologies that supposedly empower the individual to pursue his own happiness, also power the massive databases of intrusive government that pry into the private lives of individuals, record his every movement and monitor the operation of markets.

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