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James Poulos

Author and Contributing Editor, National Affairs

James Poulos is one of America’s most original social theorists. A contributing editor of National Affairs, he has mapped the future of human freedom and equality at publications ranging from Foreign Policy to The Federalist and from Good to Vice. Holding degrees from Duke and the University of Southern California, he was a doctoral fellow of the Tocqueville Forum at Georgetown University. James is a columnist for The Week and the Southern California News Group, and fronts the band Night Years in Los Angeles, where he lives with his son.


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Publications and Multimedia
Liberty, Equality, and Tocqueville
Short video featuring James Poulos
June 16, 2017
Why Read Tocqueville?
Short video featuring James Poulos
May 15, 2017