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The Death of Working-Class America

Middle-aged whites are suffering an AIDS-level plight, but remain invisible to elites.

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Why We Need Superheroes

In troubled times, Americans turn to the heroic ideal.

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Will Women Dodge the Draft?

Legislation allowing female conscription began as a protest, but the Pentagon now supports it.

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Don’t Dismiss Housework

Caring for a home requires virtue and a moral imagination.

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Stephen Masty, RIP

A self-made citizen of the world, he was the least snobbish man ever to carry a walking stick.

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The First Dystopia

Science fiction begins with Bulwer-Lytton’s attack on egalitarianism.

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A Note on the Limits of Pluralism

Voluntary associations can threaten freedom, but this does not prove the need for a centralized state.

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Under the Gun, Loose with the Facts

Katie Couric’s documentary crosses the line from raising questions to avoiding dissent.

Co-Living, Extended Families, and Hidden Persuaders

Why “co-living” is seen as pretty cool — but living with one’s extended family impossible.

The Porcupine Option

What Christian conservatives can learn from the Free State Project

Why We Need Limits

Voters may be wrong to choose Trump—but they’re not wrong in believing we need borders in our society once more.

The Idolatry of the Donald

Trump is the natural product of American civil religion.

Organic Before It Was Cool

A book about the farmers who have “stayed in, and stayed small”

The Real Redcoats

How the British fought the American Revolution—bravely