Although thorough, thought-provoking, and chilling in its descriptions of the problems in America’s heartland, the prescription from “America Lost” feels like an insufficient response.
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The distinctions are clear. Choose a side.
You need to let go of your fear and anxiety . . . of being judged by others.
This Christmas season, watch Frank Capra's “It’s a Wonderful Life,” on the big screen in your town if you can—and may liberty not be forgotten.
Orwell—with all of the differences between his time and ours—speaks to us with authority and with renewed resonance.
Mythmaking is a double-edged sword. The stories we tell can build a people up or deconstruct them. Consider the contrast between “Roots” and “Hillbilly Elegy.”
The story of Barack Obama by Barack Obama is another chance for fans to ignore the facts and idolize this man’s face.
There is no shortage of memorable gems in Joshua Mitchell’s inviting and challenging book on the scourge of identity politics.
The Times let itself become hopelessly slanted, captive to organized feedback on social media, beholden to irredeemably conflicted staff members, and consumed by internal demons.
The unity is brought about by force.
A ghost story for our politics and our time.
Citizenship is the key question of 2020. The founders rejected British common law, which never mentioned citizens, only subjects. Democrats would take us back to that.
The Left understands politics is downstream from culture and they don’t mind if conservative viewers have a problem with their leftward focus.
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The greatest deficit today is not in the budget or in foreign trade—it’s in common sense.
Myth: Bad things happen to a lot of people, and the aborted fetus is simply the victim of bad luck.
Popular opinion—like politics in general—is changeable, and can change again in sudden and unexpected ways.
By failing to oppose, and sometimes even supporting the Left’s project of turning egalitarianism into the nation’s utmost moral good, the neoconservative Right has allowed the pursuit of equality to reach truly puritanical levels.