The National Review Institute has provided online events for almost two years, helping many get through the dark months of lockdowns. NRI. Douglas Murray had the honor of speaking to a broad group of young people at the National Research Institute’s William F. Buckley Jr. Communicators conference in Arlington, Virginia. The curriculum, inaugurated earlier this year, aims to cultivate courteous discussion and logical reasoning among future influencers through professional growth and instruction in the Buckley manner. If one is depressed about the state of public debate in America, a gathering like this will always lift your spirits. The contemporary school probably does everything to suppress young Americans’ curiosity. Intuitive hubs like the National Research Institute attract younger individuals (NRI).
To over 300 conservatives in St. Louis, Missouri, the Show-Me Institute and NewsTalkSTL collaborated with NRI to stage a remarkable live event in November. Douglas Murray outlined the major challenges confronting the great country, but not insurmountable. The following day, his excursion to Ferguson reminded him that the revolution’s repercussions linger long after the headlines recede. Remember that although radicals want instability, local communities bear their weight. St. Louis’ presentation foreshadowed some of the themes he ponders and writes about all year. “The War on the West” is out in April (Broadside Books, April 2022). It is his most thorough book to date, and it focuses on the tremendous social/historical transition occurring in America due to the Left and other parties. Murray states that he has never been more excited about a new book.
Thanks to NRI, his presence in the U.S. in researching this book has been vital. Murray states that he is hugely grateful to NRI for all the support they give him in his work and hopes people can show their support this season, too, for all the invaluable work NRI does in getting conservative ideas up and out into the world, both virtual and real.