Charles Murray

The postwar baby boom fuelled a religious revival, but the welfare state is no substitute for the family—or God

‘Two successful sharp cookies marry and bear sharp cookies: voilà, a self-sustaining upper class based not on historical injustice but merit’

‘We all — all classes, races and genders of every sexual persuasion — have a stake in restoring the authority of marriage, because our civilisation depends on it’

David Green says the most vilified of American sociologists has emerged as one of the great champions of liberty, while his analysis of the underclass has been vindicated by events