Author Archives: Gracy Olmstead
About Gracy Olmstead
Gracy Olmstead is an associate editor at TAC. In addition to The American Conservative, she has written for The Washington Times, the Idaho Press Tribune, The Federalist, and Acculturated. Follow Gracy on Twitter @GracyOlmstead, or e-mail at email@example.com.
Where local newspapers die, civic engagement and awareness suffer.
Our culture prizes quantification to the detriment of true intimacy.
The president’s narrow definition fails to include stay-at-home mothers or the unborn.
Why reading is an increasingly self-conscious act
The moral dilemma behind “The Interview” and Margaret Cho’s Golden Globes performance
From Facebook, social media, and modernity’s mistaken definitions.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi calls for Egyptian unity and love “without discrimination”
It’s frustrating, often dangerous, and turns us all into despicable human beings.
Why 2014 was the year of cultural confusion and discontent
Tradition takes the sensory and the temporal, and makes them transcendent.
The film isn’t just dumb—it’s mindlessly insensitive to an intensely suffering people.
Why its juxtaposition of the silly and serious is bad for publications everywhere
No matter Jackie’s story, the UVA case should bring college party rape culture under scrutiny.
What Marilynne Robinson’s newest novel has to say about grace
The best books I’ve read in 2014
It combats youthful narcissism by fostering perspective and empathy.
Forrest Pritchard shows how sustainable agriculture and generational attachments can save the family farm.
Why technology may have unintended consequences for family farmers
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”← Older posts
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