Author Archives: Charles F. McElwee III
Voters in Tuesday’s special election were shaped by these nearly forgotten figures.
A new book tells the story of the immigrants from Donegal who still inhabit modern-day Trump Country.
Donald Trump’s election shows this political courtship is real. But it will only continue if Republicans respond in kind.
Benjamin Franklin Parkway was supposed to make Philly more like Paris. But it came of age with the automobile.
“Loudmouth” provocateur created the populist talk show format—then lost it.
If the late senator-scholar were alive, he would see his most acute societal warnings confirmed.
After decades of Democratic fealty, JFK’s “tribal benediction” went Trump.
To survive, smaller cities need economic and cultural capital.
The forgotten author reminds us that frustration with the establishment is a long American tradition.
What the Rabbit novels teach us about our populist moment
from The American Conservative