×
The European Journal
[Re]Discovering Conservatism
Email SHARE Facebook SHARE Twitter SHARE LinkedIn SHARE

Episode #01

Nick Timothy

One-Nation Conservatism

How the Right can Stave off Economic and Cultural Dislocation

The profound sense of economic and cultural dislocation across the lower and middle classes of the West is pushing conservatives to rethink deeply held assumptions about the role of markets in society. Throughout the Cold War and the neoliberal hubris that followed in its wake, their embrace of laissez-faire economics had been almost unthinking—but what kind of policy agenda should replace the old consensus? This is precisely the question that Nick Timothy—former special advisor and Downing Street co-chief of staff to PM Theresa May—grapples with in “Remaking One Nation” (2020), which he discusses in this interview with Jorge González-Gallarza.