Who Stole Conservatism?
Capitalism and the Disappearance of Traditional ConservatismBook - 2016
A compelling explanation of how conservatism is no longer what its founders intended and how it has been transformed into a tool of materialist economics and emptied of much of its original meaning.
* Explains how conservatives and progressives differ in their ideologies but are not absolute opposites
* Documents the range of influences across history that created and molded the cultural and political ideology of modern conservatism, such as the French Revolution, large-scale capitalism in the Gilded Age, Social Darwinism, and Andrew Carnegie's "gospel of wealth"
* Suggests that modern liberals have reasons to respect and learn from some of the tenets of classic conservative political thought