Article Archive

The Sad and Self-Inflicted Demise of Sears

America’s middle-class department store has been carved up and sold off by a soulless CEO.

October 18, 2018

Making Sure the Next Cold War Never Happens

China and America seem destined to clash in the 21st century. But that doesn’t mean they have to.

October 18, 2018

The Cartoon That Hits Home in Our #MeToo Era

BoJack Horseman tackles sin and forgiveness in a way that few other shows do.

October 18, 2018

When Identity Politics Eats Its Own

In a heated D.C. election, a black female Democrat calls racism on her liberal Jewish female opponent.

October 18, 2018

Don’t Replace Nikki Haley at the United Nations

Let’s just take our ball and go home—like we always do.

October 18, 2018

They Got Saudi Arabia Wrong Too

Until a week ago our elites were gushing over MbS. When will they finally be held accountable?

October 17, 2018

First Man: STEM Gets the Humanities Treatment

Damien Chazelle’s moon landing film eschews scientistic triumphalism in favor of raw fear and love.

October 17, 2018

What National Review Gets Wrong About Civil War

One of their writers says violence is unlikely because America is a marketplace. That’s cold comfort.

October 17, 2018

Iran Deserves Credit for the Ruin of ISIS

But is the U.S. now allowing its last remnants to survive in Syria to spite Tehran?

October 17, 2018

The Unhinged Elizabeth Warren

Driving his opponents to do dumb things is one of Donald Trump’s greatest talents.

October 17, 2018

Thanks to Government, That Road Sign Might Be Watching You

The DEA’s latest privacy-infringing plan is bringing mass surveillance to the streets.

October 16, 2018

Family Through the Plexiglass Window

The true test of conservative values: ending prison policies that rip families apart.

October 16, 2018

Social Justice Warriors Aren’t Funny

Laughter and enjoyment are out, emotional support are in, as Netflix’s latest comedy special makes clear.

October 16, 2018

Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Goes Neocon

The president’s equivocating remarks over the defense secretary show that Bolton and Pompeo are indeed winning.

October 15, 2018

The Nuclear Trump Card

The Donald has the best shot at nuclear disarmament of any president over the last 20 years.

October 15, 2018

A Price Tag on the American Dream

Conservatives must acknowledge that too many of the poor are staying poor, no matter how hard they work.

October 15, 2018

Is This the Break With Saudi Arabia We’ve Been Waiting For?

Trump has threatened ‘severe punishment’ for alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Let’s hope he means it.

October 15, 2018

Time to Foreclose on the Churchill Cult

He’s a religious faith that no one is allowed to question without forfeiting membership in Western civilization. 

October 15, 2018

James Antle is New Editor of The American Conservative

He’s been a consistent voice for limited government, liberty, and thoughtful conservatism since 2003.

October 15, 2018