Reactionary Minds

An interview with Corey Robin on the American Right.

What does is it mean to be “conservative” in the United States? Professor Corey Robin has spent a great deal of his career thinking about this question. In our conversation, we talk about his coming of age in the Reagan eighties, his college years, work in Jacobin and other publications, and his most recent book, The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin.