America: Why there is a Culture War? (Revisited)
Published in the December 2000 issue of Policy Review, the article "Why There is a Culture War?", by John Fonte, describes the American culture war as a clash between the ideas of Alexis de Tocqueville and Antonio Gramsci. After 10 years, Fonte's analysis is still a useful guide for understanding the big ideas that motivate action throughout all sections of American society.