Just the title of Patrick J. Deneen's book might raise a few hackles on America's left wing: Why Liberalism Failed.
Deneen, a political science teacher at Notre Dame, examines the tenets of liberalism and points out how they work against their professed goals.
Example: encouraging members of society to work for a common good WHILE also elevating the rights of the individual. CAN liberalism be made to add up? And does it have a future?
The author joins us with his answers.