Can Museums Survive Colonial G...

Jul 11, 2021 by

If Dan Hicks and his ilk get their way, no non-Western exhibit will remain secure in a Western museum. Books published by Pluto...

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The Declaration’s Principled “...

Jul 3, 2021 by

To commemorate the document fitly, one must take seriously its teachings. Paul Seaton After a year’s hiatus, I’m back with my annual...

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Purging Whiteness to Purge Cap...

May 17, 2021 by

Critical Theory, and now Critical Race Theory, are fully-loaded howitzers aimed at all the pillars of the system. ace is suddenly all...

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Melville’s Rejection of Utopia...

Jan 10, 2021 by

That Herman Melville became a writer in the first place—and later the author of the Great American Novel, as some people think of...

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The Decentralized Totalitarian...

Dec 11, 2020 by

Social media mobs and “woke” bureaucrats do not take orders from a single leader, but the denunciations and demands of CRT are...

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Capitalism Always Buries Its U...

Oct 25, 2020 by

As Francesco Boldizzoni details, reports of capitalism’s demise have, time and again, been greatly exaggerated. In 2017, the Museum...

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Orwell and the Cancellation of...

Oct 5, 2020 by

“The Prevention of Literature” analyzes the mind of the ideologue in thrall to orthodoxies that brook no questioning. That makes it...

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Strauss as Teacher

May 17, 2020 by

Geoffrey Vaughan reviews Leo Strauss on Political Philosophy, a collection of Strauss’ lectures on the subject at the...

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Virus Deaths in Democratic ver...

May 16, 2020 by

James R. Rogers looks at the difference between deaths from COVID-19 in Democratic versus Republican states, and the differences in...

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The America the New York Times...

Apr 22, 2020 by

Hans Eicholz reveals the hypocracy of a recent New York Times editorial which decries our current economic institutions without...

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Sacrificial Politics and Sacre...

Feb 6, 2020 by

Sacrificial politics defines people by their categories and defines their categories by suffering—glorifying it, gluing them to it....

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Northerners’ Failed Mission in...

Nov 23, 2019 by

by Allen Guelzo – Just as every cub reporter entertains the notion of one day writing the Great American Novel, every American...

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The Supremes Ride the Spiral D...

Oct 20, 2019 by

by Hadley Arkes – Last days in the term for the Supreme Court have been days for releasing decisions on the most controversial...

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The Plot to Undermine the Elec...

Jul 22, 2019 by

by Ian Drake – In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote for president by just under three...

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What Distinguishes America?

May 25, 2019 by

by Peter Augustine Lawler, Richard M. Reinsch II – vladimir wrangel (shutterstock.com) This essay is adapted from the recently...

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For Judge Kavanaugh, It Must B...

Sep 29, 2018 by

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is taking fire for those of us who still believe in the institutions, rules, and norms of America’s...

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Contra Centralization of Our C...

Aug 22, 2018 by

The relentness discussion of “tribalism” in America prompts the question: Is there anything beyond hating the New England Patriots...

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Can Public Sector Unions Be Fo...

Jul 21, 2018 by

Because Janus vs. AFSCME ended public unions’ ability to mandate agency fees, do they have to pay back what they accrued from...

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What Is the Mueller Indictment...

Feb 28, 2018 by

Why did special prosecutor Mueller bring this indictment? In Part I, I argued that special prosecutor Mueller had charged an...

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Tocqueville and the Promise of...

Feb 28, 2018 by

by Brian A. Smith – Year after year, education policy experts produce reports and proposals that assume we need some form of...

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