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The 2022 First Things Lecture in Washington, D.C.

Delivered by Josh Mitchell

“By the Sweat of Your Brow You Shall Labor”

Identity politics—the politics of innocence and transgression—has become a fever in America.  It is the reigning orthodox on this left, to which conservatives have no clear answer.  In this lecture Dr. Josh Mitchell will survey longer developments in the conservative movement and more recent politics, with a view to clarifying the crisis in which American citizens now find themselves.  Dr. Mitchell will then consider an alternative to the politics of innocence and transgression, namely, the politics of competence, and explain why a healthy American future may be built around it.

date:
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

location:
Heritage Hall
620 Michigan Avenue, N.E.
washington, d.c., 20064

in partnership with: The Institute for Human Ecology 

This event is free and open to the public.