The Great Enervation

In his new book, Ross Douthat writes convincingly of America’s descent into decadence and torpor. Can anything stop the slide?

April 1, 2020 | Douglas Murray
About the author: Douglas Murray is an associate editor at the Spectator and author of, most recently, The Madness of Crowds

From the cover of The Decadent Society by Ross Douthat. Simon and Schuster.

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