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Who’s for Democracy?

by Professor Revilo P. Oliver (excerpted from his Populism and Elitism, 1982) DEMOCRACY, in the correct, Jeffersonian sense of that word, still exerts a great influence over the thinking of our contemporaries, although no example of it in practice can be found in the world today. It is a theory that was first formulated in […]

After Fifty Years

by Revilo P. Oliver (The American Mercury, Fall 1969) FOR HALF A CENTURY, generation after generation, large numbers of Americans have worked hard and sometimes desperately to avert the subversion and capture of their nation. And they have failed — utterly. Since 1920, they have formed at least ten thousand “Conservative” and “Anti-Communist” organizations, large […]