Out of Step By Frank Chodorov


Frank Chodorov was a journalist of the Old Right with an extraordinary writing ability. He was also a top-notch intellectual figure who has been tragically neglected. Out of Step may be his best collection. Among the smashing essays here are “Isolationism,” which is his defense of the great American tradition (if you have hesitated to call yourself one, you might change your mind); his classic “Don’t Buy Government Bonds”; his tribute to Westerns; his powerful essays against those who say that the New Testament endorses communism (sounds crazy but … ); his blast at the New Deal; his tribute to the peddler; and so much more. His writing is leagues above most of what passes for political writing today. Bring back Frank Chodorov!

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  • Jeffrey Tucker

    Out of Step

    Out of Step Frank Chodorov was one of the greats, and he had a gigantic influence on the free market intellectuals of the 1950s until his role was submerged by the emergent cold warriors of the late 1950s. Because he was an isolationist, he was declared not to be read. But read anyway. He was one of the best stylists of his time. Kick off the discussion! Questions, comments, observations or elaborations? Either reply here or create a new discussion using the tag Library_Out of Step

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