Ideas

No, Americans Are Not Polarized By Ideology

Most people do not possess a system of logical constraints when it comes to politics.

Hate Is Bad. So Is Censorship.

The University of Maryland puts politics over civic virtue.

The Dishonorable White House Leaks

The American way is to use checks and balances, not to hide behind anonymity while muckraking in the media.

When Does Human Life Begin?

The science has been obscured in philosophy, but the question is settled.

After the Confederates, Who’s Next?

Today’s America is not the magnanimous country we grew up in.

A Man Who ‘Stuck With Virtue’

Remembering Peter Augustine Lawler, 1951—2017

Rod Dreher Against the Philosophers?

Instead of condemning academic philosophy, perhaps he should be writing it a Thank You note.

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When Headlines Turn Into Mandatory Minimums

We’ve seen this before, and the results are not good.

Fixing America’s Public Schools: A 19-Point Checklist

Some suggestions to shatter the unions’ preferred narrative.

We Need Civil Defense

The hostile critique of the 1952 “Duck and Cover” film missed the mark.

The Marketplace of Ideas in the Age of Plutocracy

A review of Dan Drezner’s book, The Ideas Industry

The Roots of Segregation

Government policy is to blame, from the Deep South to San Francisco.

Steve Sailer’s Moment

How will he seize it?

The Mob Vetoes Ann Coulter

Free speech is messy, and it is our essential defense against fascism, whether from the left or the right.

North Carolina’s Beer Pong Battle

Beer-makers square off against a cronyist system.

How the New York Times Misrepresents the Supreme Court

Originalism and conservatism are not the same thing.

Benedict Option I: Dreher’s Plaintive Call

On the insight and blind spots of Rod Dreher’s new book