Leftism has become the cultural hegemony. Reactionaries, due to these conditions, are now the outsiders looking in, while most leftists are protecting the system from its own dissent.
Weekend Long Read
Publius’ case for the Constitution depends crucially upon connecting honor and republicanism, upon vindicating “the honorable title of republic.”
The demands of statesmanship coincide with a philosophic respect for truth, and it is almost impossible to be a statesman at our late date without possessing philosophic or at least genuine wisdom.
Without the natural right principles of the founding, the nation has no future but dissolution and anarchy.
The Golden State’s progressive feudalists have one fatal weakness: They are wrong. The fundamental premises they use to justify their actions are flawed.
For 20 years, the United States has engaged in a series of policy failures in space that weakened our presence there and inspired our rivals. We need a total reassessment of U.S. space policy.
The habit of liberal accommodation has precipitated a crisis in what one used to be able to call, without apology, manly self-confidence.
Critics of the president's first term have focused excessively on his rhetoric instead of his actions. A review of actual foreign policy actions in the context of American history allows a more balanced perspective.
Is the leftist dream now within reach? If President Trump loses, we will find out.
America’s destiny can be to remain a leader and an example to the world, while caring for its own citizens in a way that doesn’t alienate the world, but inspires other nations to do the same.
It’s minute 14 for Robin DiAngelo, and the clock is ticking. Perhaps it’s time for her to bank those royalties, cash those speaker-fee checks, and fade out of the public consciousness.
Through his work, Welles revelled in the game of concealment and illumination but, in the end, reveals it to be more than just a silly game.
For two years, as Robert Mueller tried and failed to find evidence of a criminal conspiracy, NeverTrump Republicans tended to the right flank of the Trump-Russia collusion front. But their role in pushing the hoax went much deeper.
Herbert Marcuse’s toxic legacy.
If too many of the American working class lack any hope of improving their condition, we could face dangerous upheaval in the near future.
Independent media outlets offer an important counterbalance to prevailing mainstream media now compromised by corporate conflicts of interest. But the “independent” label is often contrived as foreign interests and even foreign governments drive the agenda. The Real News Network is one example.
Progressive theorists, statesmen, and theologians embraced a notion that material and spiritual fulfillment can be found in and through the good graces of the state. It represented, in theory and practice, a stunning transformation of American politics, morality, and constitutionalism.
There’s a simple explanation for the Democratic National Committee’s unwillingness to let outsiders have a peek at evidence its servers were infiltrated by the Russians in 2016: There isn’t any. The Russian hacking that’s caused so much division and turmoil at home and abroad never really happened. It was all a ruse.
Conservatives have rightly lamented the assault on free speech that is such a conspicuous and disfiguring reality of life in America today. But that loss only achieves its true significance in the context of a more fundamental erosion: the erosion of a shared political consensus that gives life to “We, the People.”
Before America could be great, it first had to secure its territory, fend off enemies foreign and domestic, and maintain an unsteady peace with the most powerful empire on Earth. Here is the forgotten story of how George Washington and his administration navigated perilous diplomatic waters in the nation’s earliest days.