Everything Old Is New Again

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Michael, the world first heard the puerile nonsense David Brooks is spouting from street thugs in brown and black shirts in the 1920s and 1930s. They too attacked what they described as the rootless atomistic individualism of classical liberalism (libertarianism) and lauded a “people’s community” (Volksgemeinschaft) based on national identity and social solidarity, submerging one’s personality into a faceless mass. Some guy named Mises later wrote a book about this.

7:24 pm on June 12, 2013