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Posts in category “Conservatism”

At Home In Scrutopia

Roger Scruton’s rural English idyll

Posted January 12th, 2017

God-Fearing Immigrants Commit Spiritual Suicide

Reader: Serious Christian and Muslim newcomers don’t make the West more socially conservative, but their children more secular and liberal

Posted December 30th, 2016

A Traitor To His Class

Charles Moore is Establishment — so why does he cheer for populists?

Posted December 22nd, 2016

The Neo-Reactionary Ben Op

How does the Ben Op fit into the neoreactionary worldview?

Posted December 9th, 2016

Conservative Professor Confesses All

You’ll be surprised by what happened when a closeted academic put himself on the firing line

Posted December 8th, 2016

Nationalism Vs. Conservatism

Did voters in 2016 reject classical liberalism? Not necessarily

Posted December 8th, 2016

Blind Leading The Blind

The Guardian‘s guide to conservative media for people afraid to encounter actual conservatism

Posted November 22nd, 2016

Legutko On The Trump Moment

Liberal establishment is ‘never satisfied with anything but an unconditional surrender of its opponents’ says philosopher. Trump must not yield

Posted November 21st, 2016

The Benedict Option & ‘Faithful Presence Within’

What conservative critics of the Ben Op get wrong

Posted October 31st, 2016

No, The Maginot Line Will Not Hold

A short response to Claes Ryn’s TAC essay criticizing the Benedict Option

Posted October 27th, 2016

How Dante Can Save Conservative Intellectuals

Applying the lessons of the Commedia to the failures of the Right

Posted October 27th, 2016

The Religious Right: A Eulogy

Russell Moore’s generation-defining Erasmus Lecture inaugurates a new era for American religious conservatism

Posted October 24th, 2016

When Ideology Is More Important Than Truth

How liberal democracy has come to resemble communism in forbidding freedom of speech and inquiry

Posted September 27th, 2016

The End Of Liberal Democracy?

How is liberal democracy like communism? Catholic philosopher Ryszard Legutko, who lived under and resisted both systems, explains it all

Posted September 26th, 2016

Porchers At Notre Dame

‘Populism, Power, and Place’ conference on October 8

Posted September 23rd, 2016

The Uneasy Conscience Of Closeted Conservatives

Princeton’s Robert P. George on those who remain silent in the face of progressive intimidation

Posted September 19th, 2016

Reactionaries In Our Time

Preferring the cathedral to The Cathedral

Posted September 9th, 2016