Eric Clifford Graf

Eric Clifford Graf

Eric Clifford Graf studies early modern Spain. He is author of Anatomy of Liberty (2021), De Reyes a Lobos (2009), and Cervantes and Modernity (2007).

Tocqueville and Ukraine: European Union, Freedom, and Responsibility

Tocqueville and Ukraine: European Union, Freedom, and Responsibility

As Russia pushed into Ukraine, we learned that Germany was still preparing to ship 5,000 helmets to the besieged European country. The US, meanwhile, had already sent $2.5 billion in military aid there since 2014. The contrast between the wills and capabilities of the US and Europe appeared

Eric Clifford Graf
Eric Clifford Graf
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Politics
Tocqueville and Us

Tocqueville and Us

Racism is the lowest, most crudely primitive form of collectivism. ~Ayn Rand, The Virtue of Selfishness Come around to my way of thinking. Don’t you want to, want to get along? ~Urge Overkill, “Sister Havana” The University of Michigan just signaled its plan to fight racism: “Over the next

Eric Clifford Graf
Eric Clifford Graf
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History