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May 24, 2022
This episode will premiere on Tues. May 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET.     In the face of an ever more radical left, many on the right seem to have lost sight of what conservatism really is, says political theorist Yoram Hazony, chairman of the Edmund Burke Foundation, president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, and author of the new book “Conservatism: A Rediscovery.” “At someplace along the way, the religion part and the nationalism part dropped out, and what came to be called conservatism is only the freedoms, you know, the freedoms of the market and other individual liberties,” he says. But this myopic focus on maximizing individual freedoms has also led to the decimation of the traditional family and national cohesion, he argues. Conservatism can’t just be about conserving liberty and individual freedom, but rather needs to be grounded in other principles, such as religious faith and nationalism, he says. Subscribe to the American Thought Leaders newsletter so you never miss an episode. * Click the "Save" button below the video to access it later on "My List". Follow EpochTV on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/EpochTVus Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/EpochTV Truth Social: https://truthsocial.com/@EpochTV Gettr: https://gettr.com/user/epochtv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EpochTVus Gab: https://gab.com/EpochTV Telegram: https://t.me/EpochTV
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          At a time when our nation is becoming increasingly polarized, media often ignore viewpoints and stories that are worthy of attention. American Thought Leaders, hosted by The Epoch Times Senior Editor Jan Jekielek and his reporting team, features in-depth discussions with some of America’s most influential thought leaders on pertinent issues facing our nation today.
          About Jan Jekielek
          Jan Jekielek is a Senior Editor with The Epoch Times and host of the show, “American Thought Leaders.” Jan’s career has spanned academia, media, & international human rights work. In 2009 he joined The Epoch Times full time and has served in a variety of roles, including as Website Chief Editor. He is the producer of the award-winning Holocaust documentary film “Finding Manny.“
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