Edward Welsch

Edward Welsch is the executive editor at Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.

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Latest by Edward Welsch in Chronicles

  • The Right on Economic Reform
    July 2020

    The Right on Economic Reform

    2 ½ min

    We’ve lined up four writers to make the case for three economic reform systems, and one coda in defense of the existing order: economic nationalism, laissez-faire capitalism, Christian distributism, and democratic capitalism.

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  • Excusing Black Violence
    July 2020

    Excusing Black Violence

    6 ¾ min

    The idea coming from our supposed leaders on the right, that the violent rioting and looting of Minneapolis and other cities is a justified expression of black grievance, is so delusional that we should pause and wonder.

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  • What Has COVID-19 Done to Our Money?
    April/May 2020

    What Has COVID-19 Done to Our Money?

    6 min

    While left and right squabble over the right approach to COVID-19, the Fed prints the U.S. dollar into oblivion.

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  • What the Editors Are Reading
    April/May 2020

    What the Editors Are Reading

    4 min

    Reviews of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Antifragile and Diego Gambetta's The Sicilian Mafia

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  • <em>First Things</em> First
    March 2020

    First Things First

    6 ½ min

    After people gather into groups they formulate their own founding myths. The veracity of these stories is of secondary importance to their ability to tie people to a sense of noble purpose, shared sacrifice, and confidence that their activities have had some meaning over the passage of time.

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