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    -Michael Lind: The Globalist's "America Matters" columnist
    -New America Foundation : Bio - Michael Lind
    -PBS: Think Tank: Biography: Michael Lind
    -BOOK LIST: THE 100 BEST NON-FICTION BOOKS OF THE CENTURY (National Review)
    Right and wrong: The elegant errors of conservative thinker James Burnham (Michael Lind, 1/12/2003, Boston Globe)
    -ESSAY: Liberal Disunity Will Keep US Conservatives on Top (Michael Lind, December 27, 2002, The Financial Times)
    -ESSAY: Is America the New Roman Empire? (Michael Lind, 06/19/2002, The Globalist)
    -ESSAY: Israel Is Not America's Greatest Ally: It's time to recognize that Israel's interests do not always match up with America's (Michael Lind, April 8, 2002, Newsweek)
    -ESSAY: The Israel Lobby (Michael Lind, April 2002, Prospect Magazine)
    -ESSAY: How the Majority Can Rule (Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, The Washington Post, March 19, 2002) -ESSAY: The Right Still Has Religion (MICHAEL LIND, December 9, 2001, NY Times)
   
The religious right has transformed American politics - and credit for that goes to Pat Robertson. Under the inept leadership of Jerry Falwell in the 1980's, Christian conservatives formed merely one of half a dozen groups in the broad Reagan coalition. In the 1990's, Mr. Robertson's genius as a political organizer permitted religious conservatives to gain enough clout within the Republican Party to veto the nomination of political candidates they deemed unacceptable.

Thanks to Pat Robertson, the religious right also captured - and killed - the conservative intellectual movement. By the mid-1990's, as the Christian Coalition consolidated its control over the Republican Party, any intellectual to the right of center who dared to criticize the television preacher was purged.

By 2000, all the other factions in the earlier Reagan coalition - neoconservatives, New Right populists, even libertarian conservatives like Barry Goldwater (who famously declared that conservatives should "boot Falwell right in the ass") - were relegated to the sidelines. The obsessions of Christian fundamentalists, like abortion, homosexuality, pornography and evolution, still define today's Robertsonized Right. And conservative intellectual journals like Commentary, National Review and The Weekly Standard now join Kansas and Tennessee fundamentalists in attacking Darwinian biology.

    -ESSAY: Nationalism and its Discontents: In the wake of Osama bin Laden's global religious terrorism old-fashioned nationalism is looking better and better. (Michael Lind, December 2001, Washington Monthly)
    -ESSAY: Fundamental flaws: America's religious Right and the West's romantic Left now share an Arcadian, pre-modern vision similar to that of Muslim conservatives (Michael Lind, November 11, 2001, The Observer)
    -ESSAY: Which civilisation?: The idea of a liberal "west," standing out against fundamentalism, is a fallacy. (Michael Lind, November 2001, Prospect uk)
    -ESSAY: Say no to guest-workers (Michael Lind, July 6, 2001, United Press International)
    -ESSAY: Taking Charge: Why we need to fund education federally and how we can do it (Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, April 2001, Washington Monthly)
    -ESSAY: Is the nation-state obsolete? (Michael Lind, 15/8/00, Online Opinion)
    -ESSAY: Civil War by Other Means (Michael Lind, September/October 1999, Foreign Affairs)
    -ESSAY: NEW WORLD ORDER; REDEFINING SOVEREIGNTY: IS NATO'S BALKAN WAR A DEFENSE OF LEGITIMATE RIGHTS OR AN INVASION? (Michael Lind, May 16, 1999, Los Angeles Times)
    -ESSAY: Air Heads: Air power is never enough (Michael Lind, May 3, 1999, National Review)
    -ESSAY: Hiring From Within: High rates of legal immigration provide cheap, nonunion labor for big business, a steady stream of domestic servants for the overclass, and lower wages for American workers. So why do so many liberals support them? (Michael Lind, July/August 1998, Mother Jones)
    -ESSAY: Alice Doesn't Vote Here Anymore: When it comes to the way we elect Congress, we're on the wrong side of the looking glass. (Michael Lind, March/April 1998, Mother Jones)
    -ESSAY: Back to Vietnam, and Its Myths (Michael Lind, June 19, 1997, New York Times)
    -ESSAY: Huddled Excesses: Sooner or later America must face reality. It is going to be painful. ... What America is fighting is a piece of poetry. ... The poetry is thrilling. It is on the Statue of Liberty: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...." The trouble is that huddled masses need jobs. (Michael Lind, April 1996, New Perspectives Quarterly)
    -ESSAY: SMEAR TACTICS (Michael Lind, April 29, 1996, New Republic)
    -ESSAY: KEMP FIRE (Michael Lind, March 11, 1996, New Republic)
    -ESSAY: PARTY TOWN (Michael Lind, February 26, 1996, New Republic)
    -ESSAY: JORDAN'S RULES (Michael Lind, February 12, 1996, New Republic)
    -ESSAY: To have and to have not (Michael Lind, June 1995, Harper's Magazine)
    -ESSAY: Spheres of Affluence (Michael Lind, December 1, 1994, The American Prospect)
    -ESSAY: A Radical Plan to Change American Politics (Michael Lind, August 1992, The Atlantic)
    -ESSAY: The Death of David Crockett (Michael Lind, THE WILSON QUARTERLY)
    -REVIEW: of Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism by William J. Bennett and What's So Great About America by Dinesh D'Souza (Michael Lind, NY Times)
    -REVIEW: of THE KENNEDY MEN 1901-1963: The Laws of the Father By Laurence Leamer and JACK: A Life Like No Other By Geoffrey Perret (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of THE TROUBLE WITH GOVERNMENT By Derek Bok (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Storm on the Horizon: The Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941 by Justus D. Doenecke and FDR: The War President, 1940-1943: A History By Kenneth S. Davis (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of An American Family: The Kennans: The First Three Generations By George F. Kennan (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of ROBERT KENNEDY: His Life By Evan Thomas (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of WOODROW WILSON By Louis Auchincloss (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future By Neil Postman (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of SHADOW: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate By Bob Woodward (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Greatest Generation By Tom Brokaw (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World By Daniel J. Boorstin (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of THE MYTH OF CONTINENTS: A Critique of Metageography By Martin W. Lewis and Karen E. Wigen (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of CIVILITY: Manners, Morals, and the Etiquette of Democracy and THE DISSENT OF THE GOVERNED: A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty By Stephen L. Carter (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Civic Wars Democracy and Public Life in the American City During the Nineteenth Century By Mary P. Ryan (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy By William Strauss and Neil Howe (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of They Only Look Dead Why Progressives Will Dominate the Next Political Era. By E. J. Dionne Jr. (Michael Lind, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of A History of the American People by Paul Johnson (Michael Lind, National Review)
    -REVIEW: of American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword by Seymour Martin Lipset and Democracy's Discontent: America in Search of a Public Philosophy. by Michael J. Sandel (Michael Lind, Foreign Affairs)
    -REVIEW: of Darlington's Fall' by Brad Leithauser (Michael Lind, Washington Post)
    -DISCUSSION: Will Immigration Change the American Way? (Think Tank, 4/22/1994, PBS)
    -DISCUSSION: Democracy in Danger (NOW with Bill Moyers, 10.01.02, PBS)
    -AUDIO INTERVIEW: Rethinking Politics: Our guests say many American citizens feel alienated by the current political system, and that the current two-party structure is keeping the government from staying in step with the changing world. Laura's guests are Ted Halstead and Michael Lind, co-authors of The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics (The Exchange with Laura Knoy, 07/04/2002, PBS)
    -PROFILE: National Review Promotes A Rogue and Fouls Its Nest, Part I (David Horowitz, May 3, 1999, FrontPagemag.com)
    -PROFILE: Michael Lind Perpetrates a Hoax Political Cross-Dresser (David Horowitz, May 15, 1998, FrontPageMagazine.com)
    -PROFILE: The Lind Shtick: Shush, Michael Lind, Shush (Jonah Goldberg, December 10, 2001, National Review)
    -ESSAY: Peter Brimelow Is Scum! (And Michael Lind is a...) (Steve Sailer, V-Dare)
    -ESSAY: M U R D E R C A P I T A L (Sam Smith, The Progressive Review)
    -ESSAY: God & Man at the Founding: Secularists are wrong on religion. (Stanley Kurtz, July 10, 2002, National Review)
    -ESSAY: Who Won the Cold War? (Jacob Heilbrunn, September 1, 1996 - October 1, 1996, The American Prospect)
    -ESSAY: THE OLD SOUTH AND THE NEW RELIGIOUS RIGHT
    -ARCHIVES: Michael Lind (NY Review of Books)
    -ARCHIVES: "michael lind" (Find Articles)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War (Richard Bernstein, NY Times)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War (Sam Tanenhaus, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War by Michael Lind (Judith Coburn, Salon)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War (Ronnie Dugger, American Prospect)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War (John Lewis Gaddis, The Atlantic)
    -REVIEW: of Vietnam: The Necessary War (Tom Gallagher, SF Bay Guardian)
    -REVIEW: of The Next American Nation: The New Nationalism and the Fourth American Revolution by Michael Lind (Michael Barone, Reason)
    -REVIEW: of The Next American Nation (Harold Meyerson, American Prospect)
    -REVIEW: of The Next American Nation (Thaddeus Russell, New Politics)
    -REVIEW: of The Next American Nation (David Gordon, Mises Review)
    -REVIEW: of WHY INTELLECTUAL CONSERVATISM DIED by Michael Lind, Winter 1995, Dissent (David Gordon, Mises Review)
    -REVIEW: of Up from Conservatism (Richard Bernstein, NY Times)
    -REVIEW: of Up from Conservatism (Brent Staples, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Up From Conservatism: Why the Right is Wrong for America by Michael Lind (Sunny Chu, Yale Political Quarterly)
    -REVIEW: of Up From Conservatism (Bruce NussBaum, Business Week)
    -REVIEW: of Up From Conservatism (David Gordon, Mises Review)
    -REVIEW: of Up From Conservatism (Jason Epstein, NY Review of Books)
    -REVIEW: of Up From Conservatism (Jeff Moore, FORsight)
    -REVIEW: of Powertown: A Novel by Michael Lind (John J. Pitney Jr., Reason)
    -REVIEW: of Powertown (JAMES COLLINS, TIME)
    -REVIEW: of Powertown (Linda Wertheimer, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Hamilton's Republic: Readings in the American Democratic Nationalist Tradition, edited by Michael Lind (Richard Brookhiser, National Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Alamo: An Epic By Michael Lind (Garry Wills, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Alamo: An Epic by Michael Lind (Ted Genoways, Boston Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics by Ted Halstead and Michael Lind (Richard D. Kahlenberg, American Prospect)
    -REVIEW: of The Radical Center (Robert B. Reich, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of The Radical Center (Mark Satin, The Responsive Community)
    -REVIEW: of MADE IN TEXAS: George W. Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics By Michael Lind (Robert Dallek, NY Times Book Review)
    -REVIEW: of Made in Texas (Christopher Caldwell, Washington Post)

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