Article Archive

Two Cheers for Partisan History

Herbert Butterfield was wrong about Whig scholarship.

August 8, 2014

Sleepwalk to Suicide

Hubris no greater than America’s led Europe to World War I.

January 21, 2014

Charles Murray’s Fatal Conceit

What’s the matter with wealthy, white Massachusetts?

October 15, 2012

Defining Conservative Down

Today’s parties are neither Jeffersonians nor Hamiltonians, but social democrats.

October 8, 2012

Eric Hobsbawm and the Totalitarian Double Standard

A remarkable historian has died — but does it matter that he was a Stalinist?

October 2, 2012

The Goode Fight

GOP efforts to suppress the Constitution Party have a postwar German parallel.

September 11, 2012

Radical Ryan, Centrist Obama, & Other Myths

The Wisconsin congressman is, if anything, too timid.

August 16, 2012

The Logic of Voter ID

They may not be racist, but voter ID laws undoubtedly boost Republicans.

July 18, 2012

When College Goes Club Med

Students once led monk-like lives. Now they party at taxpayers’ expense.

July 3, 2012

Jews Against Israel

Rabbi Elmer Berger’s long struggle against the Zionist movement

June 17, 2012

An Echo, Not a Choice

As the president lurches left, Romney struggles to rally the right.

June 15, 2012

Who’s a Fascist?

A broad-minded reactionary takes libertarians to task for abusing the term.

June 6, 2012

A Conservative’s November Dilemma

Between Obama’s left-wing agenda at home at Romney’s neoconservative foreign policy, the right hardly has a choice.

May 21, 2012

Europe’s Composer

César Franck: His Life and Times, R.J. Stove, Scarecrow Press, 371 pages

May 3, 2012

Don’t Blame Fascism

Neocons misuse the f-word.

July 1, 2010

A Man in Full

My father embodied the Old World spirit since lost in multicultural America.

September 1, 2009

The Giuliani-Driven Christians

Prioritizing foreign policy over cultural concerns, evangelicals testify for America’s liberal mayor.

June 4, 2007

Bourgeois Radical

Adorno: A Political Biography, Lorenz Jäger, trans. by Stewart Spencer, Yale University Press, 235 pages

December 6, 2004

Left Demography

Political junkies of my generation should recall The Emerging Republican Majority, that …

December 2, 2002