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Russ Kuykendall

Russ is an Ottawa-based, independent policy and communications consultant.

Mapping Boundaries: The state, commerce, and trade

Dooyeweerd proposed a third way between radical liberal individualism and thoroughgoing statism that has principled implications for how we understand the relationships between state, commerce and trade, society, and the individual.

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Mapping Boundaries: The state, commerce, and trade

Dooyeweerd proposed a third way between radical liberal individualism and thoroughgoing statism that has principled implications for how we understand the relationships between state, commerce and trade, society, and the individual.

The parliamentary Locke and the Canadian founding

Is there something to be said for a constitution infused with political values that creates a way of living together, especially with deep differences over social values? Is the better state one that embodies these political values, that seeks human flourishing, first, by recognizing its limits, and refuses to extend its jurisdiction to the salvation of souls?

Good news? A “Comment” symposium

Are things truly getting better?Peter Wehner and Yuval Levin in their December 2007 Commentary article "Crime, Drugs, and Welfare—and Other Good News" suggest that government efforts to shape American culture has brought about a significant improvement in several...

Has neoconservatism passed its ‘Best-Before’ date?

This generation must be about understanding and addressing foundational things, lest they be lost to future generations. Today, Comment reviews Rod Dreher’s programme (Crunchy Cons, 2006) for framing both private and public life.

Editorial: Awakenings

In this editorial, we reprise two awakenings: Gideon Strauss’s lightning bolt engagement with the biblical narrative, and Russ Kuykendall’s discovery of the neocalvinist tradition of thought.