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Italy Schools France on Immigration

Last week, France’s youthful and dapper president Emmanuel Macron swaggered into a battle of wits with the inexperienced and much-mocked lugnuts who run Italy’s new populist government. Macron was humiliated. That very same Italian populist government, meanwhile, threw down a gauntlet before half a dozen of its European neighbors and …

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As the E.U. Weakens

Michael Novak’s ideal of “democratic capitalism” sounds like it has two elements, but it really has three. In The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism (1982), Novak defined the American system as a triple alliance of free markets, a democratic polity, and a classically liberal system of values. In Novak’s American and …

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